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Leonard Gerald D'ORNAY

Regimental number3358
Date of birth19 May 1876
Place of birthConargo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressConargo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40.8
Height5' 5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice D'Ornay, 13 Council Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 6 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 July 1932
Age at death34
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, D'ORNAY Leonard Gerald

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