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Edward Michael LEAHY

Regimental number2186
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Patricks Church Hill School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address68 Upper Fort Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Leahy, 68 Upper Fort Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 February 1917
Age at death26
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
69
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice LEAHY, 68 Upper Fort Street Sydney

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