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Lester ANTHONY

Regimental number3751
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolEast Brisbane State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Birt and Co., Burunda, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Anthony, Crown Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.4
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 151), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Julia ANTHONY, Crown Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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