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Leslie James BACKHOUSE

Regimental number2859
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNellingen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Backhouse, Currawang Creek, Clyde Road, Braidwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919

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