Lawrence George MAXTED

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MAXTED, Lawrence George

Service Number: 263
Enlisted: 9 March 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Chiswick, London, England, 1887
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 June 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot X, Row A, Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 263, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 263, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 263, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Son of Henry David and Emma Catherine Maxted; brother of Ernest Maxted of 115 Portland Road, Paddington, London, England

Husband of Edith Amelia (nee Lane) Maxted. Lawrence and Edith were married by the Registrar, Paddington, London, England on 9 March 1916

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlistement had served in Sumatra with the A43 Transport and also had served in Baunga