Regimental number14980
Place of birthBelfast Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Letson, 163 Layton Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAugust 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1-5 Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death12 January 1921
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot H, Grave No. 4025), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW. Parents: Henry and Mary LETSON. Native of Belfast, Ireland. Death due ot War Service