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Born in Warrenheip, Victoria and a Railway Employee by trade, Leonard Samuel Calway was 22 years and single when enlisted on the 7th of July 1915 in the 8th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2817. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS 'Makarini' on the15th of September 1915. On the 22nd of January 1916 admitted to No. 2 Field Ambulance Tel-el-Kebir and transferred to No. 2 Casualty Clearing Station Gonorrhoea; admitted to Abassia Detention Barracks; joined from 9th Reinforcements Anzac on the 7th of December 1915; to Hospital sick Serapeum on the 5th of April 1916; Evacuated to Hospital sick on the 31st of January 1917 and was listed as returned to Australia per Port Macquarie on the 28th of March 1919. Disembarked on the 26th of May 1919 and discharged from the 3rd Military District with the Termination of Period of Enlistment on the 28th of July 1919. Tree No. 3270