John LEAHEY

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LEAHEY, John

Service Number: 611
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Eastern Hill, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lancashire, England, 1895
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Marine Fireman
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 December 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row E, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 611, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Eastern Hill, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 611, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 611, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
1 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 611, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Head wound

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his sister Maud Scott address was given as 41 Fountains Raod, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England later of 52 Becket Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England. Brother of Francis Leahey of Liverpool, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal