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Soldiers of the 20th Reinforcements, 9th Light Horse, Adelaide
Title : Soldiers of the 20th Reinforcements, 9th Light Horse, Adelaide Soldiers of the 20th Reinforcements, 9th Light Horse, Adelaide
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Source : B 57357
Date of creation : ca. 1918
Format : Photograph
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Soldiers of the 20th Reinforcements, 9th Light Horse, Adelaide. Front row, second from right: Claude Leahy.

Leahy, a butcher, was born in Mt. Gambier. He enlisted on 24 June 1915 and embarked aboard RMS Malwa on 27 July 1916. He was killed in action in Palestine on 31 October 1917 and is buried in the Beersheba War Cemetery.

Related names :

Leahy, Claude

Further reading :

Bean, C. E. W. Gallipoli mission, Sydney : ABC Enterprises in association with the Australian War Memorial for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990

Bou, Jean. Light Horse : a history of Australia's mounted arm, Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2009

Carlyon, Les. The great war, Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006

Gammage, Bill. The broken years : Australian soldiers in the Great War, Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1990

Kent, David. From trench and troopship : the experience of the Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1919, Alexandria, N.S.W. : Hale & Iremonger , 1999

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war : a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic. : Five Mile Press, 2002

Perry, Roland. The Australian light horse : the magnificent Australian force and its decisive victories in Arabia in World War I, Sydney : Hachette Australia, 2009

Robertson, John. Anzac and Empire : the tragedy & glory of Gallipoli, [Richmond, Vic.] : Hamlyn Australia, 1990

Luckins, Tanja. The gates of memory : Australian people's experiences and memories of loss in the Great War, Fremantle, W.A. : Curtin University Books, 2004

McKernan, Michael. The Australian people and the Great War, West Melbourne : Nelson, 1980

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