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Leslie Gordon CLOSE

Regimental number34984
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address91 Bond Street, Mt Pleasant, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Maxwell Close, 91 Bond Street, Mt Pleasant, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 607 Corporal Hector Norman CLOSE, 31st Bn, died of wounds, 17 April 1918; 2nd Lt Stanley Robert CLOSE, 8th Bn, died of wounds, 28 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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