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Leslie Blackman was drafted to the 5th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No.3234 when he enlisted from Ballarat North on 6th July 1915. He had been born at Miners Rest, and was 30 years old, single and employed as a blacksmith. His battalion was in the frontline trenches when he was killed on 29th June 1916. He is buried in Berk's Cemetery at Ploegsteert, France.á
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