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Leslie Benjamin APPLETON

Regimental number55087
Place of birthPanmure, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFactory hand
AddressGlenormiston North, Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinStep-Father, G W Quick, Glenormiston North, Terang, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 20th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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