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George William LAWFORD

Regimental number5395
Place of birthCorktown, Queensland
SchoolEast Perth State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Lawford, 246 Lord Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Meningitis on SS "Miltides".
FateDied at sea 7 September 1916
Age at death25
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Stated to be HOAD, George William - nothing in personel file to support this.

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