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William Richard LEY

Regimental number2840
Place of birthManna Hill South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFarrell's Flat, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cecelia Ley, Farrell's Flat, South Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Date of death10 August 1956
Place of burialMintaro Catholic Cemetery

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