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William John LEAN

Regimental number858
Place of birthTaree, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressVictoria Street, Taree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Tomlin Lean, Victoria Street, Taree, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 4th Tropical Unit, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Apua on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 2 February 1917
Discharge date12 March 1917
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEAN William John

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