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Cyril Henry LEACEY

Regimental number288
Date of birth13 March 1894
Place of birthHove, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Thomas Leacey, 63 Willeway Avenue, Hove, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoa', 28 March 1919; discharged, Sydney, 23 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World war II: Service No N104137.
SourcesNAA: B884, LEACEY Cyril Henry

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