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Lawrence FOUND

Regimental number1827
Place of birthLubeck, Victoria
SchoolHopetoun State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGuyura PO, Goyura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Found, Miller Street, Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 October 1917
Place of death or woundingRouen, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 5B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Loyal Grampian Lodge No 168, IOOF, Roll of Honour, Horsham Historical Society. Parents: John and Jane FOUND, Hamilton, Victoria. Native of Lubeck, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5689 Lance Corporal Neal FOUND, 39th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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