|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||114 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Brother, Wm. Lawson, 38 Roy Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, G Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915, on charge of disobeying in such a manner as to show a wilful defiance of authority the lawful command of his superior officer in the execution of his office: awarded 1 year's imprisonment with hard labour, and forfeiture of a total of 195 days' pay.
Arrived Alexandria, 15 June 1915.
Escape from Military Prison, 21 October 1915.
Court of Enquiry, 27 February 1919, declared he had illegally absented himself in Egypt on 21 October 1915, and that was still so absent.'Medals: forfeited eligibility for medals.
|Miscellaneous details||Address entered on Embarkation Roll as 114 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LAWSON George|