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William Samuel LEECE

Regimental number5417
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoach painter
AddressArmstrong Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, S Leece, Armstrong Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

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