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John LEAHY

Regimental number5889
Place of birthKilkenny Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressPithara via Dalwallinn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Menton Leahy, Barmour, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 May 1969

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