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Eric Neal Clamp LEGGO

Regimental number37430
Place of birthDarlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College and Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingSecond year undergraduate in medicine at University of Sydney.
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical student
Address'Inglewood', Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Thomas Leggo, 'Inglewood', Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years at Sydney Grammar School Volunteer Cadets "Corporal". Four years compulsory Senior Cadets "Corporal". Three years 9th Light Horse "Acting Sergeant".
Enlistment date15 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPlayed first grade cricket and first grade football.
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth LEGGO, 'Inglewood', 115 Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe was cousin to Horace Bernard of N Qld who died in Camp at Cootamundra NSW, whilst preparing for proceeding to Western Front.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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