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Leslie Athol Drayton

Name on Board LA Drayton
Name on Service
Leslie Athol  Drayton
Enlistment Age 22
Occupation Grocer
Place of Birth Port Melbourne Vic
Next of Kin Amelia Drayton
Address Spotswood, Vic
Marital Status M
Enlistment Date 26/08/1916
Service No. 6737
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 25/10/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Ulysses A38
Unit on Embarkation 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 2/10/1917
Unit on Death 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of gunshot wound
Place of Wounding/
2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Parents, Frederick William and Annie Stewart Drayton. His brother, George Frederick, who had no association with Williamstown, also died in the war at the age of 18.
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