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Herbert Joseph LEASON

Regimental number2190
Place of birthConton, Staffordshire, England
SchoolMarching Woodlands School, Staffordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, A Leason, PO, Redwood, via Baxton on Trent, England
Previous military serviceServed at the age of 18 Grenadier Guards 3 years service.
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 5B), rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Eliza LEASON, Needwood Post Office, Burton-on-Trent, England. Native of Coton on the Clay, Staffs, England

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