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Herbert LAWSON

Regimental number10967
Place of birthMurchison, Victoria
SchoolState School, Queensland
Other trainingTechnical School, Electrical engineering.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressMcNamara Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Lawson, McNamara Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Amelia LAWSON, McNamara Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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