2491 Leonard Walter GARNER

Date of enlistment 29th June 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Corporal
Company Transferred to 1st Anzac Salvage Corps
Significant events while with the AIF Promoted to Sergeant

Sgt LW Garner



Summary of Sergeant Garner’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
31st July 1919 Australia Discharged
8th June 1919 Australia Disembarked the ‘Sardinia’
19th April 1919 England Returned to Australia on HMAT ‘Sardinia’ with the 9th Quota
19th March 1919 England Marched out to 2nd Training Brigade Codford
22nd February 1919 England Disembarked Weymouth from France
5th February 1919 France Marched out to AIBD for return to Australia
29th September 1918 France Re-joined from leave
20th September 1918 France To Paris on leave
16th February 1918 France Re-joined from leave
1st February 1918 England To England and leave
24th January 1918 France Promoted to ER Sergeant
3rd June 1917 France Re-joined unit from leave
20th May 1917 France Proceeded on leave
1st April 1917 France Promoted to ER Corporal
24th January 1917 France Transferred to 1st Anzac Salvage Corps
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
31st January 1916 Egypt Promoted to Lance Corporal
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
23rd September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
20th July 1915 Australia Assigned to 9th Reinforcements 21st Battalion
7th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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