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Cyril Joseph GLEESON

Regimental number3160
Place of birthMercer Street, Geelong, Victoria
SchoolCeres State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCeres, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Vincent Gleeson, Ceres, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDeceased 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVignacourt, France
Age at death20
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot Id, Row E, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Margaret GLEESON, Ceres, Via Geelong, Victoria

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