George LENAN

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LENAN, George

Service Number: 406
Enlisted: 23 September 1914, Enlisted at Rosehill, NSW Later promoted to Lance Corporal but date is not known
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Evansford, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Evansford, Pyrenees, Victoria
Schooling: Evansord State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Tram Conductor
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 29 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 6 Chaplain Rev. Power officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

23 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 406, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rosehill, NSW Later promoted to Lance Corporal but date is not known
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 406, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 406, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
29 May 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 406, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael Lenan and Margaret Lenan nee Bourke of Evansford, Victoria

Brother of John Henry Lenan, William Lenan, Percival Lenan, Mary Catherine Lenan and Matilda Lenan

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

He has been working in Sydney as a Tram Conductor for about 2 years prior to enlisting in the AIF