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Leonard Bernard BACON

Regimental number265
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressRathmines Street, Fairfield Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick Bacon, Rathmines Street, Fairfield Park, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistment1st Class Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCM
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Squadron Australian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918

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