Leslie Gordon JAMES

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JAMES, Leslie Gordon

Service Numbers: 2592, 2592A
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Yea, Murrindindi, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Bottle blower
Died: Killed in Action, France, 21 September 1918
Cemetery: Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery, France
Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), France, Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery, Cerisy, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kildonan Boys Honour Board, Yea War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2592, 7th Infantry Battalion
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2592, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
21 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2592A, 6th Infantry Battalion

Leslie Gordon James

Yea Chronicle (Yea, Vic. : 1891 - 1920), Thursday 17 October 1918, page 2

MR. and Mrs. A. JAMES and Son, of Raglan street, Yea, desire to convey their sincere THANKS for the many letter cards, visits, and expressions of sympathy received from their many kind friends and neighbours during their sad bereavement in the loss of their dear eldest son, Leslie G. James, who was killed in action on the 21st September. Will all kind friends please accept this intimation. Raglan street, Yea.

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Leslie Gordon James


Regimental number 2592
Place of birth Melbourne Victoria
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Bottle blower
Address Yea, Victoria
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 22
Next of kin Mother, Mrs A James, Yea, Victoria
Enlistment date 12 June 1915
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/24/2
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll 2592A
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 6th Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 21 September 1918
Place of burial Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
Australian War Memorial 47

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