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Leo Matthew CROWE

Regimental number57976
Date of birth23 February 1899
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
SchoolGoondiwindi State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressQueensland National Bank, Tingoora, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J J Crowe, Hill Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date18 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Returned to Australia in 1920.
Other detailsCommenced employment as a junior clerk with the Queensland National Bank on 21 June 1915. Resumed employment with the Bank after the war, and became Bank Manager in 1934. He tried to enlist in World War II but the Bank opposed his enlistment. Retired from the Bank on 23 February 1961.
Date of death26 August 1978
Place of burialMt Gravatt Anzac Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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