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Donald George LAWSON

Regimental number2407
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolGrammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDenison Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs S F Lawson, Denison Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nelson and Mary LAWSON; husband of Stella LAWSON, 7 Railway Street, WYONG, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law killed in action (Bullecourt).

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