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Leslie Lionel ATKINS

Regimental number22498
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W J Atkins, 7 Tivoli Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 1 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijessenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row FF, Grave 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Anne ATKINS, 35 Tivoli Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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