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Lawrence HUFFAM

Regimental number723
Place of birthStockport, England
SchoolBuxton Public School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W S Huffam, The Hermitage, Norwich, England
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Served with 16th Battalion in Egypt and Gallipoli. Sent to London unfit for foreign service, but later shipped to be with his old friends in France." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 15 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarlooy-Baillon Communal Cemtery Extension (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Georgina HUFFAM, The Old Rectory, Thorpe, Norwich, England. Native of Manchester, England

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