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Leslie John FELSTEAD

Regimental number794
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrian
AddressAustral Terrace, Malvern, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Felstead, Austral Terrace, Malvern, South Australia
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Skilfully directed operations under heavy bombardment showing personal gallantry and devotion to duty. (Pozieres)'
Recommendation date: 16 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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