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Lionel James PAYNE

Regimental number5447
Place of birthPalmers Island New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressPalmers Island via Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Payne, Palmers Island via Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5547
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Gallantry and valuable services.' (Near Le Barque, 27 February 1917.)
Recommendation date: 10 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

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