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George Thomas LAWSON

Regimental number20968
Place of birthCooktown, Queensland
SchoolState School, Cooktown, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressNewmarket, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Lawson, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 22), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gustave and Elizabeth LAWSON, Persse Street, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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