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Edward James LAWTON

Regimental number153
Date of birth17 September 1887
Place of birthTaroom, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCharleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Lawton, Miles, Queensland
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name42nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1880 Driver Albert Leslie LAWTON, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 3 years 110 days (of which 2 years 275 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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