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Leonard George STANFORD

Regimental number6337
Place of birthTyrendarra, Victoria
SchoolNarrawong East State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTyrendarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Previous military serviceServed for six years in the Naval Military (Class A. Portland).
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 29), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary STANFORD, Tyrendarra, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5406 Pte William STANFORD, 17th Bn, died of wounds, 13 March 1917; 648 Corporal Archibald John STANFORD, 1st Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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