Corporal Robert Lawson

Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Died: Thursday 4 October 1917 (aged 22)

Connected records

Record:
LAWSON, ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of Robert and Isabella Lawson. Native of Scotland.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 7.
Country:
Australian

Possible matches

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Record identifier:
People (P10352755)
Name recorded:
Private Robert John Lawson 5041
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
3 July 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1749475)
Name recorded:
Private Lawson, Robert John 5041
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10498715)
Name recorded:
Private Sydney Robert Lawson 5843
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
27 June 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1895440)
Name recorded:
Private Lawson, Sydney Robert 5843
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2222928)
Name recorded:
Lance Corporal Lawson, Robert John 5041
Unit:
21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2222913)
Name recorded:
Corporal Lawson, Robert 949
Unit:
3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10760773)
Name recorded:
Private Robert Cook Lawson 231
Unit:
14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
16 September 1914
Date returned to Australia:
12 December 1915
Record identifier:
People (P10760769)
Name recorded:
Lance Corporal Robert John Lawson 5041
Unit:
21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
18 January 1916
Date returned to Australia:
7 February 1919
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2222932)
Name recorded:
Private Lawson, Robert Cook 231
Unit:
14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10760754)
Name recorded:
Corporal Robert Lawson 949
Unit:
3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
24 August 1914
Date of fate:
4 October 1917
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Name:
Lieutenant Colonel A Lawson
Context:
author
Date:
30 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoon Guards (page 132)