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Lionel Eric RANDALL

Regimental number544
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressPolice Station, Uralla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E Randell, Police Station, Uralla, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period 16th September, 1918 to 11th November, 1918, Driver RANDALL has rendered most efficient service with the Regimental Transport. He has displayed great courage, resourcefulness, initiative and devotion to duty, particularly during active operations, and has at all times handled his teams with great skill and judgment. He has shown very great care with his animals and equipment. His example to his comrades has been most beneficial and inspiring.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1962
Place of burialUralla Cemetery

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