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John LAWTON

Regimental number2202
Place of birthWaterloo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaboure
AddressAlexandria, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Lawton, Julius Villa, Victoria Street, Alexandria, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 October 1917
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row B, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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