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James Alexander LECKY

Regimental number19922
Place of birthOfficer Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressOfficer, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Lecky, Officer, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Light Horse.
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 14 November 1918
Place of death or woundingLe Catelet, France
Age at death28
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot III, Row AA, Grave No. 15), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Maggie LECKY, Officer, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6612 Driver William Mervyn LECKY MM, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 1 September 1918; Cousins: 859 Sergeant Charles Alexander DUFF, 37th Bn, killed in action, 8 June 1917; Major Charles Stuart LECKY DSO, 54th Bn, returned to Australia 10 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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