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William John LEESON

Regimental number2293
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address16 North Street, North Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William John Leeson, 71 Crofton Road, Plaistow, Essex, England
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Rollmg Sqdn
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Date of death2 July 1945
Place of burialWonthaggi Cemetery

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