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Leslie Francis CORNISH

Regimental number3720
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Mount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S H Dunstan, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row F, Grave No.6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Aon of Sarah DUNSTAN (Formerly CORNISH), and the late Robert CORNISH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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