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Laurence Ralph STONE

Regimental number6402
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPerth Boys School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber hewer
AddressMount Lawley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Herbert Stone, Clive Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Laurence spelt Lawrence
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 16), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Mary Alexandra STONE, 86 Duke Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 4246 Pte Vincent Thomas STONE MM, 12th Bn, accidentally drowned, 17 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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