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Cyril George Shortus LAVENDER

Regimental number1305
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressCosy Nook, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George William Lavender, Cosy Nook, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Previous military service20th Aust Infantry
Enlistment date29 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 54 Sergeant Roy Augustus LAVENDER, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 May 1919; 2166 Pte Tasman William LAVENDER, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Cyrich.
Date of death21 May 1961
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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