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Knighton Leonard MISSEN

Regimental number5862
Other NamesLeonard Knighton
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address5 Ardmillan Road, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edwin Missen, SM, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Divisional Signal Company, 9th Reinforcements, No. 2 Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Krighton Leonard MISSEN.

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