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Leonard John JORDAN

Regimental number73
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
Address394 Unwin Bridge Road, St. Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinT. Jordan, 394 Unwin Bridge Road, St. Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service25th Signal Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers Lone Pine 6-9 August 1915.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Third Supplement. No. 29522 (27 March 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 79 (6 July 1916).

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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