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Leonard James Gordon WARD

Regimental number1784
Place of birthMilton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressBangalow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Amelia Ward, Bangalow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2.6 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date6 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Franfurt', 1 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 6 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 July 1942
Age at death44
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Leonard James Gordon

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