Leo Joseph POWER

Regimental number2437
Place of birthBranxholme, Victoria
SchoolState School, Branxholme, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBranxholme, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Power, Branxholme, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll67th Battalion
FateDied of disease 31 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Australian Section No. 35), Middlesex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Ellen POWER, Branxholme, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Died at 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England.

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