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Regimental number12002
Date of birth20 November 1891
Place of birthCobar, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical student
AddressCobar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.9
Height5' 6.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Leah, Cobar, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Discharge date15 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda' (nursing staff), 5 April 1918; discharged (in order to complete medical studies), Sydney, 15 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No NX139073.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEAH John

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