Leonard Carl NEANDER


NEANDER, Leonard Carl

Service Number: 2796
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Adelaide, South Australia, 24 May 1898
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 26 February 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mallala Grace Plains Sunday School Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2796, 25th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
21 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2796, 25th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2796, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
26 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2796, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick William NEANDER and Hannah nee LOWRIE of Dayle Street, Port Adelaide, SA

Mr. F.W. Neander, of Dale Street, Port Adelaide, has been notified that his son, Lce-Cpl. L.C. Neander died of wounds at the 45th Casualty Clearing Station in France on February 26.  Lce-Cpl. Neander was born at Port Adelaide, and was 19 years of age on May 24 last.  He was educated at the chief seaport, and went to the front in August 1915 with reinforcements from Queensland.  He was engaged in farming pursuits prior to enlistment.