Lawrence Armstrong WINDSOR

WINDSOR, Lawrence Armstrong

Service Number: 5668
Enlisted: 3 May 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hallett, South Australia, 27 January 1897
Home Town: Second Valley, Yankalilla, South Australia
Schooling: Woodville Public School & Second Valley Public School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 June 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Grave VII.A.1. Somme France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blinman & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Blinman Boer War, WW1 & WW2 Honour Rolls, Second Valley War Memorial, Yankalilla War Memorial Wall
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World War 1 Service

3 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5668, 27th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5668, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5668, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
26 Mar 1917: Wounded German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, GSW - foot
11 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5668, 27th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Lawrence was the son of Robert George Windsor & Isabella Rankine Windsor (nee Dodgson).


Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Windsor, of Second Valley, have been notified that their son, Pte. L. A. Windsor, was killed in action in France on June 11." - from the Adelaide Observer 06 Jul 1918 (