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George Alexander LEYSHON

Regimental number181
Place of birthAlbert Street, Brunswick, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address17 Edward Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs R M Leyshon, 17 Edward Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 96), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Maria LEYSHON, 37 Davies Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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