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Morris Lawson LAIDLOW

Regimental number5141
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMark Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Laidlaw, Mark Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Discharge date29 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 31 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left side of face), Adelaide, 29 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No SX2467.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAIDLOW Morris Lawson

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