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John James LEIPOLD

Regimental number3176
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressLeonora, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Leipold, Kookynie, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 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 CircularA beloved son, a hero to the end. (Mother)
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCardiff Cemetery (Plot EB, Row NC, Grave No. 34), Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth LEIPOLD, Kookynie, Western australia
Discharge datea
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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