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Regimental number2236
Place of birthPyramid Hill, Victoria
SchoolYarrawalla State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressOuyen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W A Leach, Ouyen, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death13 August 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No.44), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth LEACH, Ouyen, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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