Lawrence Evelyn HOARE-SMITH

HOARE-SMITH, Lawrence Evelyn

Service Number: 2073
Enlisted: 18 October 1915, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Devon, England, 1897
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Redcliffe, Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, 10 September 1977, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Redcliffe Cemetery, Qld
Grave Location: 4/H/32, Monumental-Section 4/Row H/Plot 32; Buried with his - Wife: Lily May Hoare-Smith.
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
31 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2073, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
27 Jun 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Wounded (Debilitated by illness) Date: 27/06/1916, admitted-31st AGH - diagnosed illness - Jaundice; as at Date: 23/09/1916, transferred & re-admitted to 14th AGH; to Date: 03/11/1916, discharged from - 14th AGH; (NAA, Pg-4).
23 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, (NAA, Pg's-4, 8)
1 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
27 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
6 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2073, 1st Machine Gun Company
6 Feb 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Company, (NAA, Pg-8)
28 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver, 1st Machine Gun Company, (NAA, Pg-8)
21 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2073, 1st Machine Gun Company, Discharged (Medical): 21/03/1919, [1st M.D] 1st Medical District - Brisbane, Qld; Last Unit: [1st M,. G., Private] 1st Machine Gun Company, Private -as at date: 07/02/1918; Last Rank: Driver, 1st Machine Gun Company -as at date: 28/09/1918; to final date of Discharge: 21/03/1919 (NAA, Pg's-8, 28).

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Next of Kin - Mother:  Constance GEDDES, of Selbourne, Alton, Hants, England.