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Alfred Ernest LAURENT

Regimental number500
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Oscar Laurent, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 December 1916
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 27), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. J. and Sarah LAURENT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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