Lenard Howard MORTIMER


MORTIMER, Lenard Howard

Service Number: 16110
Enlisted: 13 January 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Gingin, Western Australia, 1898
Home Town: Gingin, Gingin, Western Australia
Schooling: Gingin State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 29 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 16110, Perth, Western Australia
27 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 16110, 12th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 16110, 12th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
31 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 14th Field Artillery Brigade
29 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 16110, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Polygon Wood

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Born:  Howard Lennard MORTIMER, 1898, Gingin, WA, Australia; Reg No: 1898/ 2148; Western Australia Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages.

Son of Joseph MORTIMER & Ellen Eliza (nee-SIMS) MORTIMER.