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William Henry Leo McNEECE

Regimental number909
Place of birthGeraldton Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressGreenough, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Wm Henry Leo McNeece, Greenough PO, Greenough via Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name44th Battalion Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, row D, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Annie MCNEECE, North Greenough, Western Australia. Native of Geraldton, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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