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Edward Reynolds LAITY

Regimental number4531
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W H Laity, West Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall), (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.H. and Elizabeth LAITY, West Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3087 Lance Corporal Rupert LAITY DCM, 6th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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