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Regimental number2428
Place of birthGomersal, nr Leeds, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFinlay PO, Finlay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.7
Height5' 5.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, Dick Leadbeater, Gomersal, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentTocumwal, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date30 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Derbyshire', 2 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility following influenza), Melbourne, 30 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1962
Age at death79
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 6 Niche 86), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEADBEATER Randle

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