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Lawrence Raymond O'CONNOR

Regimental number3250
Place of birthNewtown, Gorey, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressLongreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Edward O'Connor, Ferns, Wexford, Ireland
Enlistment date5 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Headquarters
FateDied of wounds 16 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 42), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary Anne O'CONNOR
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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