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Leslie Victor EMERSON

Regimental number4101
Place of birthStroud, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarkly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Caleb Emerson, Barkly, Victoria
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 14th December, 1915, 24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements. Taken on Strength 24th Battalion, 2nd October, 1916. Garad 22nd March, 1918.
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: C. and Louisa EMERSON, Barkly, Victoria. Native of Stawell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2170 Pte William David EMERSON, 4th Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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