|Place of birth||Burraga, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Police Station, Peak Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, John McLeay, Police Station, Peak Hill, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1977 Bombardier Reginald Stanley McLEAY, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 4 August 1915 (dysentery).
Transferred to hospital, Gallipoli, 1 October 1915; admitted to HS 'Maheno', 30 September 1915 (furuculosis); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 October 1915 (boils in ear); to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 8 October 1915; transferred to A&NZ Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 12 October 1915; discharged to duty, 20 October 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to rejoin Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 November 1918; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 18 November 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 30 November 1918; rejoined unit, 13 December 1915 (no further details recorded).
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to Isolation Hospital, 15 January 1916; returned to duty, 29 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 28 July 1916 (gun shot wound, inner side, right thigh), and admitted to 20th General Hospital, Camiers, 28 July 1916; transferred to England, and admitted to Rust Hall VAD Hospital (flesh wound); marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 2 October 1916.
Granted furlough, 3 October 1916; marched in to No 1 Command Depot from furlough, 19 October 1916.
Marched in to Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Perham Downs, 22 February 1917.
Marched to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 15 March 1917.
Transferred to 16th Fiekld Ambulance, 19 March 1917; attached to 61st Bn as AAMC Details, 17 June 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 19 October 1917.
Marched out to AAMC Training Depot, Parkhouse, 5 november 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1917; taken on strength, 5th Field Ambulance, in the field, 31 December 1917.
Detached as Ambulance Detail to 5th Field Artillery Brigade, 11 February 1918; rejoined 5th Field Ambulance from detachment, 14 May 1918.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 24 May 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 26 May 1918, and admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 27 May 1918; transferred to England, 3 June 1918, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 5 June 1918; discharged to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 26 July 1918.
Marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, from hospital, 26 July 1918.
Detached for duty to No 1 Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 21 September 1918.
Detachment ceased, and marched out to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 7 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 17 February 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McLEAY Arthur Roy|