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Bertie Lawrence PRATER

Regimental number1463
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
Other NamesLawrence Bert
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
AddressDeniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs Georgina Chadwick, Rae Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Family/military connectionsNephew: 281 Sergeant Albert Edward CHADWICK MSM, Royal Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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