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Austin LEECH

Regimental number9542
Date of birth24 August 1890
Place of birthBruthen, Victoria
SchoolCunninghame Public School (later known as Lakes Entrance) and Roman Catholic school for boys, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss Eileen Leech, 179 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCompany 300, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/99/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Date of death6 April 1967 - Rye, Victoria
Age at death76
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria on 10 April 1967

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