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Lawrence Peter COLLIER

Regimental number2637
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBarmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Henry Collier, Barmedman, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingRiencourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth COLLIER, Robertson Street, Barmedman, New South Wales. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2644 Pte Willliam Henry COLLIER, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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