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William Edward McLEOD

Regimental number3121
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical mechanic
AddressAnnapolis, Hopetoun Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J McLeod, Annapolis, Hopetoun Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 7) Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth MCLEOD, Hopetoun Street, Hurlstone Park, Canterbury, New South Wales. Native of Rockdale
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3273 Pte Hector McLEOD, 55th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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