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Wilfred James LEAKE

Regimental number1631
Place of birthHalton, New South Wales
SchoolHalton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGresford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Leake, Gresford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 4th Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary LEAKE, 'Bonnington', Halton, New South Wales. Native of Gresford, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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