|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Muswellbrook, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Burwood Road, Concord, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, A. R Lea, Florence, Burwood Road, Concord, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Wounded in action, 16 September 1917(shell wound, right arm).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 24 November 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: Service No N108113.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LEA Edward Arthur|