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Leyton Henry LOGGIN

Regimental number50
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachpainter
AddressCasterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Henry Loggin, Casterton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Headquarters, Band
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row D, Grave No. 74), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie LOGGIN, Casterton, Victoria. Native of Williamstown, Victoria
Other details

War service: disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 23 November 1916 (gun shot wound, left arm); invalided to England, 28 November 1916, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 29 November 1916. Transferred to No. 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 11 December 1916 (fractured fingers); marched in to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 December 1916. Transferred to No. 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 1 January 1917 (shell concussion). Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 2 July 1917; discharged, 24 August 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 54 days.

Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1917; rejoined unit, 14 December 1917.

Killed in action, 7 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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