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Ernest Alexander McLEOD

Regimental number248O
Place of birthBeaconsfield Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressYarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R McLeod, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date29 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to 52nd Bn, Egypt, 10 February 1916; to 24th Howitzer Brigade, 10 March 1916. Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 6 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 14 June 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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