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Lawrence James WACKETT

Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPermanent Forces
AddressClayton Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Wackett, Clayton Street, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military servicePerm Forces
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Air Force Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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