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Eric William LARSON

Regimental number5119
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressNorna, Kays Avenue, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Larson, Norna, Kays Avenue, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
69
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Woronora Cemetery, New South Wales Parents: John (d. 30 April 1940, aged 79; bu. Woronora Cemetery) and Martha (d. 6 May 1949, aged 87; bu. Woronora Cemetery) LARSON, 296 Wardell Road, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales. Native of Woolahra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6789 Pte Sidney Oscar LARSON, 8th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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