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Leyshon James LEYSHON

Regimental number1955
Place of birthCavmgwrach, North Neath, South Wales
SchoolBlaengwrach National School, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionCongregational
OccupationButcher
Addressc/o Mr J W Sheehan, Butcher, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Leyshon, Oiomgurach, Glamorgan, South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Special Memorial (Row A, Grave No. 12), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leyshon and Ann LEYSHON, Gllanav0n House, Cwingwrach, Neath, Glam., Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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