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Ernest Hood LEAKE

Regimental number1633
Place of birthNorthumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia43
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressPyramid Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hannah Maria Leake, Pyramid Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death48
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row d, Grave No. 217), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth LEAKE; husband of Hannah LEAKE, Pyramid Hill, Victoria. Native of Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England

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