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Ronald Alexander LORIMER

Regimental number519
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRubber worker
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinUncle, John McGrath, 15 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date19 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 3 June 1916. Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 22 November 1916. Transferred to 39th Bn, 12 October 1918. Granted leave for non-military employment, 27 March-26 September 1919. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Devon', 8 October 1919. discharged, 19 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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