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Regimental number5694
Date of birth20 February 1898
Place of birthMoama, New South Wales
SchoolMoama Public School, New South Wales
AddressHigh Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Lawry, Moama, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot 1, Row G, Grave 2) Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Elizabeth Emily Lawry of Darling Street, Echuca and the late John Lawry. Native of Moama, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 936 Sergeant Walter James Oliver LAWRY, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; Half-brother: 3375 Pte William LAWRY, 2nd Pioneer Bn, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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