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Leslie William EYDEN

Regimental number2208
Place of birthNepowie, South Australia
SchoolNepowie Model School, Nepowie, South Australia
AddressPO, Narrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Eyden, Brown Street, Mitcham, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death26 August 1915
Age at death32.8
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, row I, Grave No. 145), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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