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Norman William LEESON

Regimental number2347
Place of birthAlexandra, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address45 Fraser Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Leeson, 45 Fraser Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot III, row A, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth LEESON, 45 Frazer Road, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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