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Lawrence Melville AXFORD

Regimental number3288
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationGardener
AddressCrafers, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Melville Leonard Axford, Crafers PO, South Australia
Enlistment date9 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 659 Pte Melville Leonard AXFORD, 1st Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 18 October 1916.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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