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Leslie John DAWSON

Regimental number1541
Place of birthWaverley, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMercer
Address18 Little Comber Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Francis Dawson, 18 Little Comber Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice DAWSON
Other details

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

Date of death26 April 1932
Age at death59
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery, New South Wales

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