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Leslie Edward DAW

Regimental number4773
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMaltster
AddressUrquhart Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Daw, Urquhart Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 1), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary DAW, 403 Urquhart Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2043 Corporal William DAW, Australian Army Service Corps, died of wounds, 17 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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