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William Arthur LEANE

Regimental number8189
Place of birthLiverpool, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressJulian Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Victoria Leane, Julian Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 18th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Bakery, 19th Company, Army Service Corps, 1st Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmond William and Ellen Victoria LEANE
Date of death12 October 1938
Age at death42
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales

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