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Leonard Joseph WILLIS

Regimental number2122
Place of birthColac, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngineer
Address117 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John B Willis, Victoria Hotel, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 39), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Bernard and Mary Gertrude WILLIS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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