Leo James KERSWILL

KERSWILL, Leo James

Service Number: 220
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 18 August 1893
Home Town: Norman Park, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hide & Skin cleaner
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ipswich Salsbury Great War Honour Roll, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 220, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 220, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 220, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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