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Lenard Lambert POZZI

Regimental number507
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolGeorge Street State School, Fitzroy; Gravel Hill State School, Bendigo, Victoria
OccupationMechanical engineer
Address252 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinV L Pozzi, 252 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCommonwealth Military Cadet Corps to 6 July 1910; Corps of Australian Signallers to 1 November 1911. Joined Senior Cadets as Provisional Lieutenant at inauguration of new system of universal training. Was finally a Captain in the Senior Cadets. In School of Instruction (AIF) for mapreading and sketching obtained aggregate of 74.5 marks & 'exempt for 5 years from examination in map reading and field sketchhing up to the rank of Captain'. (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Valerio and Edith POZZI, (nee KEARN), 252 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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