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Lawrence Joseph WEST

Regimental number8353
Place of birthSouthend England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Address40 Richmond Avenue, Shoeburyness, Essex, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary West, 40 Richmond Avenue, Shoeburyness, Essex, England
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919

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