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Lawrence Phillip MASCHMEDT

Regimental number4378
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNortham State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Maschmedt, Weld Street, Northam, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 29 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row E, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: C. and Edith MASCHMEDT, Weld Street, Northam, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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