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Lawrence FOLEY

Regimental number2694
Date of birth19 December 1887
Place of birthWaterford, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWireless operator
AddressNew Farm, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs D Foley, 292 Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, 3rd Special Draft
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/3
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Other detailsEnlisted in 5th Light Horse Regiment, then served in the Australian Flying Corps.
Date of death26 March 1941 , at Elsternwick, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOLEY Lawrence

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