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Lawrence Owen SMITH

Regimental number996
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLetter carrier
Address31 Evelyn Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Smith, 31 Evelyn Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Lawrence spelt Laurance
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 August 1966

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