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Lionel Jack BOONE

Regimental number27188
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Hugundra', 18 Orlando Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J W Boone, 'Hugundra', 18 Orlando Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 22, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/132/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 22 February 1924 from the effects of gas.
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant Claude Arthur BOONE, 54th Bn, killed in action, Fleurbaix, Fromelles, France, 19-20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died from the effects of gas.
Date of death22 February 1924

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