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Esmond Edward LECCHI

Regimental number17846
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTimekeeper
Address147 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs B M Lecchi, 147 Falcon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 31 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 31083 Gunner Riccardo LECCHI MM, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918; First cousins: 4169 Pte Henry John MAHONY, 19th Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916; 4422 Pte Norman Francis MAHONY, 4th Division Sanitation Section, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 September 1970

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