Robert (Bob) MCLEOD Update Details

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MCLEOD, Robert

Service Numbers: 121, 2537
Enlisted: 1 January 1901, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Allora, Queensland, Australia, 18 September 1880
Home Town: Allora, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Hampden State Primary School, Kuttabul, Queensland
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (Pneumonia), Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 14 January 1917, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Glasgow Western Necropolis
Row N, Grave No. 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Jan 1901: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces, Private, SN 121, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, Brisbane, Queensland
1 Apr 1901: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces, Private, SN 121, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
4 Apr 1901: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces, Private, SN 121, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, s.s. Victoria, Pinkenba (Brisbane)
23 Jun 1902: Discharged Australian and Colonial Military Forces, Private, SN 121, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, Disbandment of the Regiment

World War 1 Service

27 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2537, Mackay, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2537, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2537, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
14 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 2537, 49th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'PERSONAL NOTES.

News has been received that Private "Bob" McLeod, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex. McLeod of this district, died of pneumonia on January 15. His parents are old residents of the Darling Downs. Another son is in the firing line in France.' from The Brisbane Courier 24 Jan 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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