William John GLEAVE

Regimental number3242
Place of birthStratford, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mootooroo Pastoral Co, Mulyungarie Station via Cockburn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44.8
Height5' 5.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinH Gleave, Goss near Minot, North Dakota, USA
Previous military serviceEnlisted for 3 years in Canadian Navy; served for 6 months; left on own accord.
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Margha', 18 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 March 1919, for onward travel by boat to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), 19 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLEAVE William John