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James Frederick LEHENY

Regimental number3530
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Occupationpotter
Address3 Minnie Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Leheny, 3 Minnie Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Place of burialBerks Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. II), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3807 Pte George Daniel LEHENY, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 2825 Sergeant Joseph Alexander LEHENY, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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