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Eric Leslie LAIDLAW

Regimental number3581
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
AddressMoola, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, George Hunter Laidlaw, Moola, Braiside, via Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied at sea 3 August 1918
Place of death or woundingToowwoomba, QLD
Age at death26
Place of burialAt Sea (from H.T. "WARILDA"
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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