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Leonard John HARVEY

Regimental number1029
Date of birth30 December 1897
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
Place of birthMoonta Mines, South Australia
SchoolState School; Moonta Public and High Schools, South Australia
AddressMoonta Mines, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Hon. W H Harvey, First Avenue, Royston Park, Payneham, South Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Warneton, 3 July 1917; recovered. Gassed, Villers-Bretonneux, 26 May 1918; invalided to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen; thence to Burdon Hospital, Weymouth, England, 10 June 1918; recovered.

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