William Herbert Charles LEESON

Regimental number1178
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
SchoolGarfield State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGarfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Philip Leeson, Garfield, Victoria
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCourtney and SteelPost Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 46), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip and Amelia RANSON, 92 Lesley Street, Auburn, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal