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Lionel Claude Ferrier POWNE

Regimental number4629
Place of birthChard, Somerset, England
SchoolSalisbury, Wiltshire, England
Other trainingTutor
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMrs Martha antoinet Powne, Chard, Somerset, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Antoinet Powne, Chard, Somerset, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteer movement, England; and in Baden-Powell's Corps in the South African (Boer) War.
Enlistment date2 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, Hindenburg Line, France
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin Lamb and Martha Antoinette POWNE, Chard, Somerset, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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