|Place of birth||Tocumwal, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, Samuel Lawford, Barmah, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked from Melbourne, 16 August 1916.
Taken on strength, 38th Bn, England, from 10th Training Bn, 26 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917.
Wounded in action, France, 12 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left hand); transferred to England, 18 November 1917; admitted to hospital, 19 November 1917. Found guilty of being absent without leave, 6-12 February 1918: awarded forfeiture of 28 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 October 1918. Transferred to 3rd Divisional Train, 28 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 19 August 1919; discharged, 3 October 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal