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Leslie CHAMPNESS

Regimental number2271
Date of birth1 February 1881
Place of birthNoarlunga, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs E J Champness, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1944

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