Leonard Edward PARKER

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PARKER, Leonard Edward

Service Numbers: 1611, Q109444
Enlisted: 17 December 1914, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (QLD)
Born: Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 24 December 1893
Home Town: Cloncurry, Cloncurry, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Septicaemia/bronchopneumonia, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 28 March 1944, aged 50 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
Plot E, Row A, Grave 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1611, 9th Infantry Battalion, Townsville, Queensland
18 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1611, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1611, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Seang Choon embarkation_ship_number: A49 public_note: ''
6 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1611, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Aug 1915: Wounded Private, SN 1611, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (shoulder)
3 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 47th Infantry Battalion
15 Nov 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1611, 47th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

8 Jan 1942: Enlisted Private, SN Q109444, Cloncurry, Queensland
9 Jan 1942: Involvement Private, SN Q109444
28 Mar 1944: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN Q109444, Volunteer Defence Corps (QLD), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Leonard was born as Leo Edward Myers PARKER in Charters Towers, Queensland on 24th December, 1893

His parents were Richard Austin PARKER & Hannah Rebecca MYERS