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Lawrence Watkin STONE

Regimental number6165
Place of birthWoodstock near Bendigo, Victoria
Place of birthWoodstock, Victoria
SchoolRiverview School, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGiligulgul via Miles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Maud Stone, Giligulgul via Miles, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, Mordialloc, Victoria.
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Albert and Mary Maud STONE, Giligulgul, Queensland
Family/military connectionsSome cousins were killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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