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Leigh WALLMEYER

Regimental number5895
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPacker
Address52 Tope Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Mabel Wallmeyer, 52 Tope Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Franz Josef and Cora Mary WALLMEYER.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1784 Pte Francis WALLMEYER, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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