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Arthur Henry LEIGHTON

Regimental number5134
Place of birthWodonga Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorse driver
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr G Leighton, High Street Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 May 1917
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 10A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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