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Leonard Charles LOVETT

Regimental number1336
Date of birth12 April 1889
Place of birthLake Condah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressCasterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, James Lovett, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2919 Pte Alfred John Henry LOVETT, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918; 1598 Pte Edward McDonald LOVETT, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919; 3815 Pte Frederick Amos LOVETT, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 764 Pte Herbert Stahle LOVETT, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted 27 May 1941; discharged, 16 December 1942, as V14915 Pte, 3rd Garrison Bn.
Date of death12 October 1951
Age at death65
Place of burialWarrnambool Cemetery, Victoria

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