Leo LEACH

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LEACH, Leo

Service Number: 2236
Enlisted: 10 April 1915, Enlisted at Ouyen, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pyramid Hill, Yarrawalla, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Ouyen, Mildura Shire, Victoria
Schooling: Yarrawalla State School, Victoria
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the head, 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row L, Grave 44 Headstone inscription reads: The Lord have mercy on his Soul
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2236, Enlisted at Ouyen, Victoria
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2236, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2236, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Augustus and Elizabeth Leach of Ouyen, Vic.

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