Leslie James ANDREWS

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ANDREWS, Leslie James

Service Number: 2471
Enlisted: 3 August 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, January 1893
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 August 1916
Cemetery: Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la Boisselle
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World War 1 Service

3 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales
6 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2471, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Sydney
6 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2471, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2471, 20th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

"...2471 Private Leslie James Andrews, 20th Battalion, of Sydney, NSW. A farm labourer prior to enlisting on 22 July 1915, Pte Andrews embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Ballarat on 6 September 1915. He was killed in action on 3 August 1916, aged 23." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)