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George Thomas LAMAN

Regimental number5137
Place of birthPaddington, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolWoollahra Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingGeology and Mineralogy
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressMartin Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinH. Laman, Martin Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGeorge was a good clean living lad, obedient to the will of God, and that of his parents. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 24 December 1916
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Matilda LAMAN, Martin Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales. Native of Nelson's Bay
Family/military connectionsCousin: 805 Lance Sergeant Walter Herbert Emerton LAMAN, 36th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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