Lawrence Robson (Paddy) COLTISH MM

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COLTISH , Lawrence Robson

Service Number: 2149
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Queenscliff, Vic
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Bullecourt, France, 4 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France
Memorials: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2149, 21st Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2149, 21st Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2149, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
26 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2149, 21st Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
3 Apr 1917: Honoured Military Medal, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, For conspicuous gallantry and endurance as a stretcher bearer near Longatte (Bapaume vicinity) on 20 March 1917.
4 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2149, 21st Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Laurence Robson Coltish is also remembered at:

Queenscliff Memorial Garden;

Queenscliff RSL Honor Roll