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Leonard Buxton LAURIE

Regimental number7120
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolQueens School, and St Peters School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
AddressSalisbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Laurie, Salisbury, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEducated for the Church of England. Buried at Caistre the first in the cemetery.
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada LAURIE, Salisbury, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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