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Regimental number2722
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
Address106 George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 6.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFriend, T Wilson, 106 George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1916
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to join 56th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Transferred to 14th Machine Gun Company, 10 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, right thigh), and admitted to 14th Field Ambulance.

Died of wounds, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAUDER James

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