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Leslie William COCKSHELL

Regimental number63945
Date of birth25 September 1898
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
SchoolBroken Hill South Public School and High School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W G Cockshell, Laura, South Australia
Previous military service81st Infantry
Enlistment date21 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 29 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Casualty Clearing Station
Fatenig No details enetered on Nominal
Other details

War service: France, Belgium, Germany

Contracted Spanish influenza; invalided to France; recovered.

Disembarked in Australia, 13 December 1919.

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