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Arthur Sydney LEAL

Regimental number5698
Place of birthPymble, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt James, Pymble, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressPlum Street, Pymble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R. Leal, Plum Street, Pymble, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Amelia LEAL; husbane of Dorothy LEAL, "Eastbourne", Gordon, Sydney. Native of Pymble, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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