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William James LEAKE

Regimental number2086
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressLewis Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Holm, Lewis Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Date of death21 September 1942
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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