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William LEA

Regimental number326
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address82 Bridge Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Lea, 82 Bridge Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret LEA, Bridge Street, Northcote, Victoria

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