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Thomas Andrew LAWRIE

Date of birth15 December 1882
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Enid Nita Lawrie, Chekton Lodge, Woolstonecraft, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit nameFebruary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Engrs
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 2nd Division Engineers
Promotion date: 14 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 20 October 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry during the attack near Beaurevoir on 3rd October, 1918. He carried out a reconnaissance of the freshly captured area under very heavy fire, and secured valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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