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Lancelot WARDER

Regimental number265
Place of birthAldershot, England
SchoolNewport Training School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressFort Largs, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cook-Smith, Champeny Villais, Switzerland
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served in the 17th Lancers.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the army at 13 years old as Band-boy. Served 12 years transferring to Trooper directly when he was old enough.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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