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Sidney LECKIE

Regimental number4155
Place of birthBerrada Station, Gilgandra, New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address69 Pilgrim Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Leckie, 69 Pilgrim Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded 19 July 1916 recovered in Hospital in England. Back to France, killed in action 4/7/1918.
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialMericourt Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella LECKIE, 69 Pilgrim Street, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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