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William Douglas LEITCH

Regimental number2255
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address66 Arthur Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Leitch, 66 Arthur Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateDied of disease 4 May 1919
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Australian. 105), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane LEITCH, 6 Arthur Street, Hobart, Tasmania; husband of Emma LEITCH, 24 Uamvar Street, St. Leonard's Road, Poplar, London

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