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Laurence Henry INNES

Regimental number1806
Date of birth24 March 1896
Place of birthSmithton, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Allan Innes, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date28 September 1919 - 26th Battalion
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Alexander George INNES, Regimental No. 2468, 52nd Battalion, died of wounds, Belgium, 20 October, 1917; Brother: Private Cecil INNES, Regimental No. 56555, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

Enlisted Claremont, Tasmania

War Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

Hospitalised several times while serving overseas: Mumps, February 1916; Wounded in action/shell shock, France, June 1916; Bronchitis, field hospital, France, November 1916

Returned to Australia on board 'Ypringa'
Date of death19 April 1988
Age at death92
Place of burialScotchtown Cemetery, Tasmania

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