David Roylestone Leslie ABBOTT

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ABBOTT, David Roylestone Leslie

Service Number: 4898
Enlisted: 15 August 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 19 July 1895
Home Town: Surry Hills, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School
Occupation: Boot salesman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 19 July 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4898, 1st Infantry Battalion, Holsworthy, New South Wales
8 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4898, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Sydney
8 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4898, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4898, 1st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

David Roylestone Leslie ABBOTT was born on 19th July, 1895 in Sydney NSW

His parents were David J. ABBOTT and Margaret M. BEGG