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James Samuel LEAHEY

Regimental number2499
Other NamesLEAHY
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address7 King Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Leahey, 7 King Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2498 Pte George Zeehan LEAHEY, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.

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