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Leslie EDWARDS

Regimental number1530
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address17 Balmer Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Reuben Edwards, 17 Balmer Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 November 1960

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