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Arthur Walter Lacy LAWSON

Regimental number6587
Date of birth20 April 1889
Place of birthBarossa, South Australia
Place of birthMonarto, South Australia
SchoolMonarta Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPorter, SAR
AddressKeswick, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs J L Lawson, Keswick, South Australia
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death29.4
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louise LAWSON; husband of Johanna GULLAN (formerly LAWSON), "Kai-ora", Everard Avenue, Keswick, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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