Edward (Ted) LEIGH

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LEIGH, Edward

Service Number: 4831
Enlisted: 14 September 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Westhay Moor, Somerset, England, 3 October 1892
Home Town: Cawdor, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Bagley Council School, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
Grave I. B. 23., Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4831, 49th Infantry Battalion
14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4831, Toowoomba, Queensland
28 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4831, 9th Infantry Battalion
28 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4831, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4831, 49th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and the son of Henry and Annie Leigh, of Mere, Somerset.