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Leonard PALMER

Regimental number1963
Date of birth19 April 1895
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolCrystal Brook Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Palmer, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 593 Pte William John PALMER, 32nd Bn, killed in action, Armentieres, 20 July 1916.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium
Date of death25 July 1957

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