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Henry Lyell LAWSON

Regimental number32895
Date of birth8 July 1890
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolEdinburgh HGS, Scotland
OccupationElectrical fitter
Address16 Francis Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, O Lawson, 16 Francis Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, February 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Ypres, October 1917; invalided to England and admitted to Bishop's Knoll Hospital, Bristol.

Discharged (medically unfit), 11 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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