Leonard Ignatius MARKWELL

MARKWELL, Leonard Ignatius

Service Number: QX1972
Enlisted: 26 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
Born: WINTON, QLD, 16 October 1905
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Papua, 3 September 1942, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot A2, Row E, Grave 18 Roll of Honour - Winton, QLD, Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Longreach Memorial Pool & Aquatic Centre, Longreach War Memorial, Winton & District Roll of Honour WW2, Winton War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, QX1972
26 Jun 1940: Enlisted
26 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, QX1972, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
3 Sep 1942: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Margaret Mary Markwell of Winton, QLD