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Lawrence Rheuben BOUTLE

Regimental number7634
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolCouncil School, London, and State School, Cairns, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia11
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. J.A. Boutle, Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets, Cairns, Qld.
Enlistment date21 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death28 March 1918
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialVillers-Brettoneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Walter and jane Ann BOUTLE, Aloomba, Cairns, Queensland. Born in London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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