Lawrence Smith MOUNTAIN


MOUNTAIN, Lawrence Smith

Service Number: 54
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 1884
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Established Normal School, Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation: Shirt Cutter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 18
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 54, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 54, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 54, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 30 years.

Son of Charles Hugh Kay Mountain and Mary Douglas Young Mountain of Glasgow, Scotland.

Next of kin given as his brother Charles Mountain of 16 Tiger Place, Auckalnd, NZ formerly of Glasgow, Scotland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Lawrence served a 4 year apprenticeship with Barkie Hogg of Glasgow, Scotland

Previously served with the Lanark Volunteer Rifles