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Joseph Charles LEA

Regimental number5872
Place of birthBeechworth Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUlupman, Ormond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie S Lea, 10 Munroe Street, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Date of death25 July 1942
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery

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