- 62 years old
- Date of birth: Aug 18, 1950
- Place of birth:
brisbane, queensland, Australia
- Date of passing: Mar 6, 2013
- Place of passing:
|Let the memory of leonard be with us forever|
"Len (alias Joe, Elvis.) Miss you so very very much. Love you till my last breath. Your brother Bill."
"Happy Birthdsy Len... You may not be with us in person but l know you keep watch. I miss you dearly, coming here to this site l made, l feel a special contact somewhere that l can talk to you. I think of you often. The fun things we did as kids.. Your were a great big brother and did lots of things for me when l was very small.
Love you so much & Love you forever. Until we meet again.
Your loving little sister Gail"
"I just cannot believe how time has passed. Only memories stay. I hold such special memories that are held close to my heart. Wish l could reach out to you, hold you in my arms & hug my big brother again. I should have done years ago but cancer stole you away from us far to soon. So many words that were unsaid, how dearly l loved you. Miss you so much my big brother. Loved & missed by your sister Gail"
"Birthday Wishes as I think of you today. It is so easy to think of you this day, as it is also your nieces / my daughters day too. So many things I wish that I had done with & told you, but you were so far away, oh how it breaks my heart to know I will not be able to hold you again. I do think of you so often. Just know your younger sister loves & misses you. One year has just gone since our loved mum passed away.Our Dad & Mum & You are now together, no longer in pain but at rest & peace."
"It was with great sadness that Sue an I learnt of the passing of Johnno LA today. I remember him fondly as the smiley bloke, who had not a bad word about anyone and was a great mate. Rest in peace. To his family Kia Kaha
"Johnno LA, it was sad to hear of your passing. You were well liked
by all who knew you, and will always be remembered.
Rest in peace mate."
"Johnno old mate,I have never forgiven myself for writing my car off and you losing your cigarette lighter.To see you leaning against the upside down car grieving is something I will never forget.The fact that I almost got life in the Giru "Super Max" is nothing by comparison.I can only ever remember laughing with you old mate and that memory won't change."
"Hi there Len, another anniversary year has passed & in that time our mum has also passed away our family has lost yet another very much loved one.
you are always in my mind & heart. I miss you so much. I hope that you mum & dad are now together once again. Always, Love you."
"I am sorry it has taken so long to hear of your passing.
As your BK for a few years Johnno LA, you were the atypical 'Aussie Digger'.
Bombardier one day, Gunner the next but a true professional on the gun. It was an honour to serve with you.
May you rest in peace.
"It is a far,far better rest that you go to than you have ever known"
Apologies to Charles Dickens"
"Mate you will be sadly missed. To the gun park in the sky where we will meet again to relive the great times in THE BATTERY 104. MY condolences to your family. Moto"
"So sorry to hear of your passing jonno old mate
you leave this world a sadder place, may the angels drink
xxxx. Till we meet again LEST WE FORGET
IAN CAPORN (CAPPERS)"
"So sad to learn of your passing and to now know that you passed away one month before our last reunion in Adelaide makes it hard as you were spoken about many of times there. You wil be sadly missed mate"
"Deeply saddened to hear of Len's passing. A true gentleman,friend and comrade I will always remember the humour, smile and infectious laugh.
Our world is a lesser place for his passing.
May you rest in peace.
I was proud to be able to call Johnno one of my mates. He was the on "jews harp" player I ever knew. May he rest in peace."
"A gentleman gone, Travel well mate Tone"
"Dear Gail, So sorry to hear of Johnno's passing. Please forgive my late tribute, but I've only just been advised of his passing. I always had a great time when getting together with Johnno - he was a gentle and genuine bloke who was held in high esteem by all.
Thinking of you, Tim Bakker"
"Johnno so sad to hear you are no longer with us I knew you were in Thailand and the last time we saw you was at the 104 BTY reunion. Rest in peace My Mate"
"With deepest regret to learn of Len's passing, I'll always remember Len's laugh and playing of his Jew's harp.
My sincere condolences to Len's family.
Rest In Peace.
"So long Johnno, I remember you as one of life's gentlemen and a fine example to all; you always helped but never hindered, cobber (and you could drive a bit too !)."
Sorry to hear that you are gone. May you rest in peace in the great big fire support base in the sky."
"So sad to hear this, nobody in 12 Fd Regt did not know Jonno LA.
The smiling face, the quick wit and always ready to help out.
Rest in peace mate. Ubique.
"Rest in peace cobber. Ken&Lesley.howard"
"The 104 family has lost another son. You were a true mate Johnno LA and will always be remembered; especially on ANZAC Day.
LEST WE FORGET"
"Mate, I have only now learned of your passing. We served together in the best Unit ever and you were one of the bright stars, always smiling and making others laugh. All the best brother til we meet again.
"Johnno dear old mate, it is with grievous heart that I learnt of your passing today. I am immensely saddened to have received this news and wish we could have spent more of our later years together. Merilyn and I both loved you dearly and will cherish forever those memories that we have of our wonderful friendship with you. RIP old friend."
"It is with a heavy heart that today I learnt of "Johnno's" passing. I shared a room with Johnno whilst In 104 Battery at Ingleburn post Vietnam. Johnno's gentle spirit and humblness I will never forget. I shall never forget you mate. Rest in Peace."
"Dear Len I know this is late but it is not that I forgot about you, I could never forget you. Just time goes by so fast, & so many things of late I have had to do but you on my mind, you are always there, Love you Len."
"Remembering you always.
Bill & Emily"
"Len we miss you dearly
We miss our phone calls that went for hours both wishing we could have been talking with each other face to face
Now Father and son together in peace
Both sadly missed and always thought of, not just today, but tomorrow and forever
Darry, Simon, Cam and Matt
"Bill and I miss you. You are always in our hearts."
"We never got to meet you Len, but we had heard about you from your darling sister, Gail.
As Peter is a "brother' (also a Vietnam Veteran and was in 12 Field ), he mourns the loss of another brother.
May you rest in peace as you watch over your loving family.
Karen and Peter Croke and family"
"Twelve months ago we received word from Thailand, that your long battle with cancer had ended
Our hearts were broken, & tears flowed,we never got to say goodbye, but memories will live forever."
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