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Lancelot Edward DAY

Regimental number785
Date of birth9 September 1893
Place of birthWaurn Ponds, Victoria
SchoolDrysdale Primary School, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Address69 Derby Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinRowell Wm Day, 69 Derby Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 February 1918
Discharge date6 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 925 Private Herbert William DAY, 58th Battalion, killed in action, 27 March 1918, France; 5677 Private Clifton James DAY, 1st Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 October 1983
Age at death90
Place of burialThe Memorial Park (Dohertys Road, Altona North) Melbourne, Victoria

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