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Leslie Fain CRAIG

Regimental number64
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs G.D. Wright, Avalon, via Donnybrook, Western Australia
Previous military serviceEnlisted 24 September 1914; taken on strength 7th Light Horse 1 December 1914.
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1918
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 11), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
See COOKE, R. E. the TRUE FAMILY NAME
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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