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Roger Eric GLEESON

Regimental number2357
Place of birthCrown St, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressCorrumbura, Melrose, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Browning, Corrumbura, Melrose, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24-25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.3
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Special Memorial, 7) Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George GLEESON and Margaret BROWNRIGG (formerly GLEESON), North Campee Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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