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Laurence Roy BREEDING

Regimental number55810
Date of birth12 October 1895
Place of birthOodla Wirra, South Australia
OccupationCleaner, SAR
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.6
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, R A Breeding, Outalpa Station, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1918
Place of enlistmentPetersburg, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameGeneral Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date27 September 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Valencia', 20 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death25 March 1973
Age at death77
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BREEDING Laurence Roy

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