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Regimental number1562
Place of birthMt Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoorak, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.25"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Leggett, Moorak, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 months in the AIF; did not embark; discharged for refusing to undergo inoculation.
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 2 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 24 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1964
Place of burialCorowa Old Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEGGETT Mark

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