Leonard Gilchrist CURNOW


CURNOW, Leonard Gilchrist

Service Numbers: 1452, 1526
Enlisted: 2 December 1914, Bendigo, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sandhurst, Victoria, January 1895
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Died of Illness (enteric), To Be Determined, Alexandria, Egypt, 11 September 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 191, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Buckley Street Methodist Sunday School
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World War 1 Service

2 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1452, Bendigo, Victoria
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1452, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1452, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1526, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Thomas Curnow and Esther (nee Nankerville) Curnow of 27 McClure Stret, Bendigo, Victoria.

Brother of Rupert Curnow of Ironbark, Bendigo, Adeline T. Curnow and Eric H. Curnow

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