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Leslie COWELL

Regimental number568
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
Address22 Parker Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T P Cowell, 22 Parker Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 540 Pte John william COWELL, 7th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1969

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