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James Urquhart LEASK

Regimental number40
Place of birthManly New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressLealholme, Boyle Street, Cremorne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W G F Leask, Lealholme, Boyle Street, Cremorne, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1309 Pte Eric Graham LEASK, 30th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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