Leslie Joseph BUMFORD

BUMFORD, Leslie Joseph

Service Number: 3927
Enlisted: 7 September 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stonor, Tasmania, Australia, July 1895
Home Town: Flinders Island, Tasmania
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Hit by shell, France, 19 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Flinders Island Cenotaph, Lady Barron Flinders Municipality War Memorial, Oatlands Soldiers Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3927, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3927, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: RMS Orontes embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
24 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3927, 12th Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of H E Bumford, Flinders Island, Tasmania