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John LEA

Regimental number128
Place of birthSouthampton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressParkerville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinGuardian, Sister Lane, Parkerville, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row f, Grave No. 9), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maud LEA; sister of Mrs K. Clutterbuck, Parkerville, Western australia

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