Lawrence Marquess COURTNEY

COURTNEY, Lawrence Marquess

Service Number: 17116
Enlisted: 2 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Australian Wireless Squadron
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 7 March 1891
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Telegraphist
Died: Smallpox, Ramadi, Iraq, 6 December 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery
Plot IX, Row D, Grave 1,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gracemere Roll of Honour, Postmaster-General's Dept Qld. WWI
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, 1st Australian Wireless Squadron
23 Dec 1916: Involvement Sapper, 17116, 1st Australian Wireless Squadron, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: RMS Mooltan embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Sapper, 17116, 1st Australian Wireless Squadron, RMS Mooltan, Sydney
6 Dec 1917: Involvement Private, 17116, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 17116 awm_unit: Australian (Wireless) Signal Squadron Australian Engineers awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-12-06

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Lawrence Marquess COURTNEY was born in Rockhampton, Queensland on 7th April, 1891

His parents were Lawrence COURTNEY & Mary Teresa MARQUESS