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Lawrence Marquess COURTNEY

Regimental number17116
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Minnie Courtney, Cunnamulla, Queensland
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 23 December 1916
FateDied of disease 6 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 1), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lawrence and Mary COURTNEY, Charleville, Queensland

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