Alfred LAWN

Regimental number3341
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
Place of birthMaude Street, North Goulburn, New South Wales
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWool piercer
AddressParramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.7
Height5' 8.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Lawn, Harold Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Senior Cadets and in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Age at death30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary LAWN. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date4 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 23 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 September 1916, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded: bullet wound, left leg, penetrating), Sydney, 4 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death17 November 1932 Callan Park Mental Hospital, New South Wales
Age at death35
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 9, 6050), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAWN Alfred