Service Number: 1025
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Pontville, Tas.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Burnie, Tasmania, 1886
Home Town: Ulverstone, Tasmania
Schooling: Grammar School
Occupation: Coach Painter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 July 1916
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
III M 12, Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Launceston Church Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Leven Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1025, 12th Infantry Battalion, Pontville, Tas.
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1025, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1025, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Sarah LAWSON.

Husband of Mrs Rita E Lawson, Ulverstone, Tasmania