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John LAWRENCE

Regimental number21244
Place of birthMount Pleasant, near Toowoomba, Queensland
SchoolGeham State School, near Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway guard
AddressMcIllwraith Street, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinBrother, S Lawrence, McIllwraith Street, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEstrees, France
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Catherine LAWRENCE. Native of Mount Pleasant, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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