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Edward Reginald LAPTHORNE

Regimental number5052
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressMaylands, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs A V Lapthorne, 20 Bennett Street, Maylands, South Australia
Enlistment date11 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1962
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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