The AIF Project

Eric William LEESON

Regimental number64076
Date of birth14 March 1897
Place of birthGulgong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAnglewood, Dunedoo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21 years 1 month
Height5' 3"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lily Charity, Anglewood, Dunedoo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1918
Place of enlistmentMudgee, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dongola', 24 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 13 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEESON Eric William

Print format