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Cyril Thomas LEIGH

Regimental number3174
Place of birthSutton, Surrey, England
SchoolSutton High School, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressPerth GPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Edward Leigh, Sutton, Surrey, England
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOffered himself in 1914 but rejected.
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1916
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 4), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth LEIGH, London. Native of Sutton Surrey
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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