Leonard Ronald LISHMUND

LISHMUND, Leonard Ronald

Service Number: SX33581
Enlisted: 24 April 1944, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 66th Australian Infantry Battalion (BCOF Japan)
Born: Kingscote, South Australia, 23 January 1926
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Junior assistant (PMG)
Died: Flying Accident, At sea (between Ambon and Darwin), 19 December 1945, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ambon Memorial, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia. Column 6.
Memorials: Ambon Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

24 Apr 1944: Enlisted Private, SX33581, Wayville, South Australia
24 Apr 1944: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SX33581
25 Apr 1944: Involvement Private, SX33581
27 Mar 1945: Transferred Private, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
13 Aug 1945: Promoted Corporal, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
25 Oct 1945: Transferred Corporal, 66th Australian Infantry Battalion (BCOF Japan)
19 Dec 1945: Involvement Corporal, SX33581, 66th Australian Infantry Battalion (BCOF Japan)

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Emplaned at Moratai on 19 Dec 1945 for medical evacuation to Darwin. Plane lost between Ambon and Darwin.