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Leonard Charles WADE

Regimental number276
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs I M Wade, Victoria Street, Watson's Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Promotion date: 13 December 1916

Lieutenant


Promotion date: 18 April 1917

Temporary Lieutenant Colonel


Promotion date: 11 July 1941

FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Discharge date10 October 1919
Other detailsAppointed RSM, 14 October 1916. Commissioned, 13 December 1917.

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