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William Harold LAWLER

Regimental number50997
Date of birth23 February 1898
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarrier
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C H Lawler, 17 Queen Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 60475 Pte Joseph Cecil LAWLER, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II.
Date of death7 October 1982
Age at death84
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred in Rookwood Memorial Garden, Sydney, New South Wales

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