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Leslie COX

Regimental number7802
Date of birth12 June (1899 or 1900)
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinGrandparents, Mrs E J Cox, Percy Street, Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date4 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7802A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date8 December 1915
Other detailsWas under age when he enlisted. At the end of the war Leslie Cox worked in London for a short time before being discharged in Australia. Whilst on active service he suffered from gassing.
Date of death28 September 1954
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium

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