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Lawrence Albert WOODS

Regimental number64535
Date of birth11 February 1900
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 2"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Woods, 52 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Cadets (Area 58A).
Enlistment date12 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMoonee Ponds, Victoria
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [508] Lt George Clarence WOODS, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919; Cousins: 464 Pte Horace James WOODS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916; 2897 Pte Charles Amos WOODS, 58th Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1917; 2473 Pte Edward Allen WOODS, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918.

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Moascar, 29 January 1919 (measles); discharged, 8 February 1919.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 2 March 1919 (tonsillitis); discharged to duty, 10 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 28 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Lawrence Albert

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