Lionel Robert GLEESON

Regimental number4811
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas J Gleeson, 471 Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 49th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; 2 years on the Instructional Staff.
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1925
Place of burialAlbury Old Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLEESON Lionel Robert