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Lot 4615    Session 16 (9:30am Friday 3rd August)    Orders, Decorations & Medals - Aust. Groups

Estimate $500
SOLD $420

PAIR TO DOW: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 6779 Pte R.A.Leak. 10 Bn. A.I.F. Both medals impressed.

Together with Mother and Widows ribbon with one star, reverse of top bar numbered 31637, the ribbon is not stitched together at the back as it has never been worn;

Reginald Arthur Leak, painter, age 32, born at Goodwood, Sth Aust; Enl.25Aug1916 at Adelaide, Sth Aust; Emb.07Nov1916; WIA 06Oct1917 GSW compound fracture humerus right thigh and jaw, Belgium; DOW 09Oct1917 at 2nd Canadian CCS, Belgium; Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery near Poperinge, West Flanders, Belgium.

Pte Leak had a wife and seven young children, six girls and one boy.

With full Service File and photocopy of a photo.

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