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Lionel George Loftus FALKNER

Regimental number3043
Place of birthLittleton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Henry Falkner, South Pambula, South Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: William and Mary Jane FALKNER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 November 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death2 January 1933
Age at death46
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FALKNER Lionel George Loftus

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