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Henry William LAWSON

Regimental number8345
Place of birthAldershot, England
Place of birthAldershot, Hants., England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChef
AddressCarlyle Street, Granville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Lawson, Hall Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceFour uears service with the Royal Field Artillery in Egypt.
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 3 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32.9
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWarlinigham (All Saints) Churchyard Cemetery, Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma LAWSON; husband of Florence LAWSON, Wellington Terrace, Fullarton, South Australia

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