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William Henry LEIGHTON

Regimental number597
Place of birthStaffordshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address6 Birk Street, Corbridge, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss Ethel Leighton, 6 Birk Street, Corbridge, England
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Date of death6 November 1960
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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