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Louis Gerald LEYLAND

Regimental number21142
Place of birthBarcaldine, Queensland
SchoolBarcaldine State School, Queensland
Other trainingGatton Agricultural College
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBarcaldine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Leyland, Barcaldine, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death22.4
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row d, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susan LEYLAND, Barcaldine, Queensland
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers and one sister, L/CPL A D Leyland 47th Batt, Pte T Leyland 52nd Batt, S/Nurse B A Leyland Indian Unit.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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