Leslie John CURRAN

CURRAN, Leslie John

Service Number: 1896
Enlisted: 2 February 1916, Armidale, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hillgrove, New South Wales, 24 January 1898
Home Town: Dorrigo, Bellingen, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes (sudden), Redfern, New South Wales, 16 June 1945, aged 47 years
Cemetery: Botany General Cemetery, New South Wales
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World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1896, Armidale, New South Wales
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1896, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1896, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
20 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1896, 35th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"MR. LESLIE JOHN CURRAN.

The death occurred in Sydney recently of Mr. Leslie John Curran, at the age of 47 years. Mr. Curran had been married in the morning, and shortly after leaving the reception at his sister's home in the evening, he collapsed and died at his home. Deceased was well-known in Grafton, having resided here for some time prior to leaving the district about ten years ago. He was the son of Mr. D. Curran and the late Mrs. E. Curran, formerly of Grafton, and is survived by four sisters and four brothers. The brothers are William (Ulmarra), Reginald (Goulburn), Ken (Grafton), and George (Bulledelah). The sisters are mesdames O. Kessler (Randwick), A. Shelton (Eubalong West), H. Wingfield (Ulmarra), and Miss Lena Curran (Randwick)." - from the Grafton Daily Examiner 05 Jul 1945 (nla.gov.au)

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