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John McLEENAN

Regimental number3404
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J W McLeenan, 16 Cunningham Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'In the operations north west of POZIERES 29th/30th August, 1916, this man was a Battalion Runner. He worked for 48 hours without rest and was continually exposed to the greatest danger from shells and snipers. His courage and devotion to duty are very highly recommended.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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