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Harry LEET

Regimental number634
Place of birthWindsor, New South Wales
Other NamesHenry Sidney
OccupationTimber worker
AddressLeets Vale, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Jonathan Leet, Leets Vale, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRoseberry Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date30 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

Admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 4 May 1915 (pneumonia: dangerous).

Embarked Alexandria for England, 17 July 1915; admitted to King George V Hospital, London, 27 July 1915 (flagellate dysentery (shiga.), right lung affected; fibrosis and bronchiectasis following pneumonia).

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HS 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; arrived, 30 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 30 September 1916.

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

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