Sidney Cecil LEER

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LEER, Sidney Cecil

Service Numbers: 2607, 967
Enlisted: 11 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
Born: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Rockdale, Rockdale, New South Wales
Schooling: Kogarah Public School; Sydney High School
Occupation: Draughtsman
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 4 December 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row E, Grave 25
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World War 1 Service

11 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2607
19 Aug 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 967, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Aug 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 967, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
4 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2607, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Jospeh Crabb Leer and Alice Maud Leer of 41 Morris Street, Summer Hill, NSW formerly of Fair Street, Rockdale, NSW. Brother of Norman Leslie Leer who returned to Australia on 19 April 1919 having served with the 4th Field Company Engineers

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