|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Yass, New South Wales|
|Address||Pritchard Street, Yass, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Catherine Smith, Pritchard Street, Yass, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/72/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4176A Driver James Valentine LEONARD, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 5 november 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; found guilty while at sea, of breaking ship breaking ship and being in town without a pass: awarded 96 hours' detention and fined £1.0.0; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, 4 December 1916, of being absent without leave, midnight, 30 November 1916, to noon, 1 December 1916: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 1 day's pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 December 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, 8 February 1917.
Wounded in action, 2 April 1917 (gun shot wound, right leg), and admitted to 9th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred by Ambulance Train, 3 April 1917, to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, and admitted, 4 April 1917. Invalided to England, 6 April 1917, and admitted same day to Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich. Discharged on furlough, 4 May 1917, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 19 May 1917.
Found guilty, 30 May 1917, of at Wareham being absent without leave from 3.30 pm, 19 May, to 8.30 pm, 29 May 1917: awarded 11 days' detention, and forfeited a total of 24 days' pay.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 9 June 1917; discharged, 1 November 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 146 days.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 1 November 1917 (debility); discharged, 10 November 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 27 November 1917; discharged, 30 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 March 1918; rejoined 55th Bn in the field, 10 March 1918.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 November 1918 (broncho-pneumonia), and transferred same day to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville; transferred to England, 28 February 1919, and admitted to Bethnal Green Military Hospital, London, 2 March 1919. Absent without leave from hospital, 5 March 1919; apprehended, 10 March 1919. Found guilty, 13 March 1919, of whilst a patient in Bethnal Green Military Hospital absenting himself without leave from 1800, 5 March 1919, until apprehended by Australian Provost Corps, 2000, 10 March 1919: awarded forfeiture of all privileges for the remainder of his time in Bethnal Green Military Hospital.
Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 14 March 1919; discharged on furlough, 17 March 1919, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 June 1919; discharged, Sydney, 9 July 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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