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George Gray LAWSON

Regimental number1871
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
SchoolYalina Public School, South Australia
AddressYatina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.10
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Gray Lawson, Yatina, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Artillery Training Depot Australian Field Artillery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of sickness at Weymouth, England
FateDied of disease 22 January 1917
Age at death21.2
Place of burialBedlington (St. Cuthbert) Churchyard (In South-West Part), Northumberland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Barbara LAWSON, Yalina, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5867/8911 Driver James Gillies LAWSON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Died of disease (rapid tuberculosis of the lung), 22 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAWSON George Gray

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