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Reginald Patrick BURLEIGH

Regimental number1626
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Alexandria, and denominational school, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address267 Henderson Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Burleigh, 267 Henderson Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death25
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 15), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances BURLEIGH, 267 Henderson Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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