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Leonard James LINKLATER

Regimental number770
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
Address19 Illawarra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Linklater, 19 Illawarra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 31 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has carried out the duties of Quartermaster, Divisional Reinforcement Wing, since October, 1917. During operations Battalion's nucleus details were administered by the Divisional Wing whose strenght, at times, has reached the total of 2500 all ranks. C.Q.M.S. LINKLATER throughout the ever changing flow of incoming and outgoing personnel has maintained supplies and billeting, and superintended the emany clerical details. His energy and painstaking atention to duty under, at times, most trying circumstances has materially assisted in the smooth working of the wing. He is an efficient and capable N.C.O.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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