|Place of birth||Narrabri West, New South Wales|
|Other Names||Laurence Stanley|
|School||Narrabri West Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||24A Victoria Street, Lewisham, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Charles Vincent, 24A Victoria Street, Lewisham, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 29th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, Balmain; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||21.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 6), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles and Isabella Caroline VINCENT, 'Laurieville', Military Road, Merrylands, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.
German report, 2 August 1916: 'austr. Sold. Vincent, L.S. 30. Batt. C. Coy. Nr. 777. am 19.7 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Note on Red Cross File No 2820507: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'
Statement, 759 Pte F. SCHOLES, C Company, 30th Bn (patient, Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester, England), 14 May 1917: 'I saw Vincent killed by a shell in the German front line. The Batt. had to retire and Vincent was left lying dead in the trenches.' Eyewitness: Yes.
Second statement: 1180 Pte S.J. BROCK, C Company, 30th Bn, 16 May 1917: 'He was killed at Fromelles on July 19th in the German front line at about 6.30 p.m. I saw him lying in the German trench. He had been shot through the stomach by M.G. fire and was in a pretty bad way. He could just speak and was near death when we left him. We had to retire from this point and I did not see anything further of him.'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Miscellaneous details||Father's subsequent address (1922); Military Road, Merrylands, New South Wales.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, VINCENT Lawrence Stanley
Red Cross File No 2820507