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Regimental number1025
Place of birthTasmania
SchoolGrammar School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach painter
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rita E Lawson, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, row M, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah LAWSON. Native of Tasmania

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