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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Leeman, Reginald Thackeray


Captain Reginald Thackeray Leeman
was born in 1888. 

He was the son of Hans Garmany Leeman and Kate Elizabeth Leeman of 6 Hartford Place, Armagh .  In 1901 the family lived in house 27, The Mall, Armagh. 
Leeman would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1905 and worked in Warrenpoint and Letterkenny.

By 1911 the property was described as house 50, The Mall, Armagh.  In the same year, Reginald Thackeray Leeman was boarding in house 15, New Row, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry.  He is described as a Bank Clerk. 
Leeman served with the Army Service Corps (31st Division) and attained the rank of Captain.  He saw service in the Egyptian theatre of war.

He was awarded the 14/15 Star, British War Medal and the Victory Star.  His Medal Index Card records his correspondence address as 3 Victoria Street, Armagh.

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