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Alexander McLEISH

Regimental number2398
Place of birthTweed Heads New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCudgen, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, William McLeish, Cudgen, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Bar to Military Medal


'Work ar Cerisy on 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 11 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 1
Date: 2 April 1973

MM Bar


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.61
Date: 23 May 1919

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