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Thomas Troughton Alexander LEETE

Regimental number6842
Place of birthMangalore, Victoria
AddressMurchison, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 9"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Leyte, Mangalore, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlistment previously deferred for piles operation.
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Discharge date18 May 1918
Other details

Underwent operation for haemorrhoids at 5th Australian General Hospital, Melbourne: OC reported, 25 October 1916, that he was 'fit for discharge and enlistment'.

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917. and marched into 6th Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 11 October 1917.

Admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Havre, 11 October 1917 (gastritis); transferred to England, 21 December 1917, and admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol, 22 December 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 11 January 1918. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 31 January 1918; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit), 18 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1929

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