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John LAWRENCE

Regimental number2799
Place of birthCornwall England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSon, George Lawrence, c/o Mrs Marrett, Kaniva, Victoria
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Training Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death2 September 1949

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