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Ernest Francis LAWRENCE

Regimental number2343
Place of birthMaitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarada Lawrence, Lostock via Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years as an instructor, Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czarita', 16 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, amputated left thigh), Sydney, 31 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on Attestation Form and on NAA RecordSearch as Maitland, New Zealand.
Date of death1 November 1960
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAWRENCE Ernest Francis

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