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Leo FAIRHEAD

Regimental number4428
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Fredk Charles Fairhead, Newstead Farm, Cuballing, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4427 Pte Bertram FAIRHEAD, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 September 1977

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