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Henry Leonard REILLY

Regimental number5786
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSubiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Leonard Reilly, 27 Barker Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Date of death18 April 1921
Place of burialNippering Cemetery, Western Australia
Discharge date31 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 38176 Sergeant Herbert Cecil REILLY, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919; disembarked Perth, 24 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 31 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, REILLY Henry Leonard

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