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James Henry LEAVER

Regimental number889
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Address35 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 4"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kate Leaver, 35 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Somerset Militia; member, Metropolitan Gas Rifle Club.
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date4 June 1916
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Morinda', 17 April 1916; discharged, Melbourne, 4 June 1916.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEAVER James Henry

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