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Date of birth--/--/1893
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressCanley Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H A Lawrance, Greenwood, Canley Vale, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 16 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED RMO Div 1 Train
Promotion date: 29 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'(E. of Ypres) Conspicuous coolness, courage and skill in attentions to wounded under very heavy fire.'
Recommendation date: 22 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Guy Ardlow Lawrance on NR

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In addition to his ordinary regimental duties he accompanied a daily convoy of 30 G.S. waggons detailed for road repairing. He attended to the wounded in the open irrespective of units under extreme difficulties and heavy shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

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