John Lawson OSWALD

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OSWALD, John Lawson

Service Number: 7533
Enlisted: 27 August 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 26 April 1898
Home Town: Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Gilles Street Public School and Adelaide Business College
Occupation: Journalist
Died: Killed in Action, France, 28 June 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW1 Service Roll, Penong Roll of Honor WW1
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7533, Adelaide, South Australia
30 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7533, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7533, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne
28 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7533, 10th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Lawson OSWALD was born on 26th April, 1898 in Adelaide, South Australia

His parents were John McDonald OSWALD and Helen LAWSON