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Oswald Marridge LAIDLAW

Regimental number508
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
OccupationStation overseer
AddressPortland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Laidlaw, Cherry Grove, Portland, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll509
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Oswald Marriage Laidlaw on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Marie LAIDLAW. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 March 1941
Age at death44
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium, Victoria

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