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Henry Normand MacLAURIN

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBarrister-at-law
Address155 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Dr C MacLaurin, 155 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service26th Infantry
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColonel (Commanding Officer)
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Normand MacLAURIN (Chancellor of the University of Sydney) and Eliza Ann MacLAURIN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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