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Lawrence Wishart LEAR

Regimental number52804
Date of birth6 June 1881
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address'Wigga', Lennox Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 10.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Lear, 'Wigga', Lennox Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Victoria Mounted Rifles
Enlistment date10 April 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEAR Lawrence Wishart

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