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Landseer Samuel DUCKMANTON

Regimental number55823
Date of birth10 May 1897
Place of birthGuildford, Western Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
AddressSt Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Horatio Atton Duckmanton, 8th Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date7 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameGeneral Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrandfather: Jonathon Norton DUCKMANTON, b. Potter Hanworth Booths, Lincolnshire; served in various Royal Navy ships under Admiral Seymour; Crimean War.
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Landsur Samuel Duckmanton on NR
Discharge date--/11/1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6243 Pte Norton Atton DUCKMANTON, 27th Bn, killed in action, 2 March 1917; Father: Pte Jonathan Norton DUCKMANTON, 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment (b.Adelaide, SA, 22 July 1858; enlisted, 1881; served two years at the Curragh Camp, Ireland).
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia per HMT 'Plassy', November 1919.
Date of death9 February 1969
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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