Lawrence Desmond ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Lawrence Desmond

Service Numbers: WX42246, W55163, 5400055
Enlisted: 11 March 1942, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Rivervale, Western Australia, 22 February 1924
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Rivervale State School
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in action, Korea, 5 October 1951, aged 27 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

11 Mar 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX42246, Claremont, Western Australia
12 Mar 1942: Involvement SN W55163
13 Sep 1946: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX42246, Moresby Fixed Defences

Korean War Service

11 Nov 1950: Involvement Royal Australian Infantry Corps, Private, SN 5400055, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
9 May 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Infantry Corps, Private, SN 5400055, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
5 Oct 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Infantry Corps, Private, SN 5400055, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)

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