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Lionel Francis LANDON

Regimental number57161
Date of birth1 December 1895
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJournalist
AddressFederal Coffee Palace, Railway Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.25"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mr George Landon, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date3 January 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 15 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 4 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANDON Lionel Francis

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