We remember John George Lawrence

We remember John George Lawrence

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom Source:5483973 24th December 1891
1914
enlistment Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:5483961 4th September 1914
1914
service British Army Gunner & Pioneer Signalman 6665 (R.F.A) & 361304 (R.E.) Royal Field Artillery & Royal Engineers 44th & 9th Bde RFA, 52nd (Lowland) Division Source:5483961 4th September 1914 - 21st April 1919
1914
service British Army Gunner 6665 Royal Field Artillery R.F.A. 6A Reserve Brigade Source:5483961 7th September 1914 - 30th September 1914
1914
service British Army Gunner 6665 Royal Field Artillery 33rd Reserve Battery R.F.A - probably Redford Barracks, Edinburgh, Scotland Source:5483961 1st October 1914 - 18th February 1915
1915
service British Army Gunner 6665 Royal Field Artillery 4B Reserve Brigade, Boyton, Nr Warminster Source:5483961 19th February 1915 - 24th February 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5483961 2nd March 1915 - 23rd December 1915
1915
service British Army Gunner 6665 British Expeditionary Force, France, 2nd Division 44th Howitzer Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Source:5483961 2nd March 1915 - 23rd June 1915
1915
service British Army Gunner 6665 Indian Corps Meerut Division Source:5483961 19th December 1915 - 12th June 1916
1915
events Unit move to Mesopotamia Sea Voyage Marseilles, France Iraq Source:5483961 19th December 1915 - 16th January 1916
1915
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:5483961 24th December 1915 - 8th July 1916
1916
hospitalisation In Mesopotamia - Picked up from the Field (60th Howitzer Battery R.F.A) by Field Ambulance. Hospital/Institution Source:5483961 12th June 1916 - 13th January 1917
1917
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:5483961 14th January 1917 - 29th December 1917
1917
service British Army Gunner 6665 Indian Corps 9th Brigade Royal Field Artillery Source:5483961 28th January 1917 - 1st May 1918
1917
events Unit move to France via Egypt Sea Voyage Moascar Army Camp near Isamalia Egypt Source:5483961 31st December 1917 - 21st January 1918
1918
theatres Egypt :4 Source:5483961 22nd January 1918 - 3rd April 1918
1918
events Unit move to France Sea Voyage Alexandria Egypt HMT Kingstonian was torpedoed on 11 April 1918 south west of Sardinia. Source:5483961 3rd April 1918 - 12th April 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5483961 12th April 1918 - 20th March 1919
1918
service British Army Pioneer 361304 2nd Lowland Division Royal Engineers Source:5483961 1st May 1918 - 18th March 1919
1926
marriage Elizabeth Jane Duncan Brennan Source:9647130 1st June 1926
1926
dates Age 35 Source:9647130 1st June 1926
1927
children Agnes Mary Aka Nancy Lawrence Source:9648881 12th March 1927
1932
death War Related Sickness Never apparently a well man after the war possibly due to exposure to gas at Loos, and to malaria in Mesopotamia. Cause of death "Bronchopneumonia possibly Tuberculosis". Eastern General Hospital, Leith, Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:5507818 5th December 1932

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John George
Initials JG
Last Name Lawrence
Source 5483973
First Names John George - Also Known As Jack
Initials JG-AKAJ
Last Name Lawrence
Source 5483961
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6665 Royal Field Artillery 33rd Reserve Battery R.F.A - probably Redford Barracks, Edinburgh, Scotland Gunner
British Army 6665 Royal Field Artillery 4B Reserve Brigade, Boyton, Nr Warminster Gunner
British Army 6665 British Expeditionary Force, France, 2nd Division 44th Howitzer Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army 6665 Indian Corps Meerut Division Gunner
British Army 6665 Indian Corps 9th Brigade Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army 361304 2nd Lowland Division Royal Engineers Pioneer
British Army 6665 (R.F.A) & 361304 (R.E.) Royal Field Artillery & Royal Engineers 44th & 9th Bde RFA, 52nd (Lowland) Division Gunner & Pioneer Signalman
British Army 6665 Royal Field Artillery R.F.A. 6A Reserve Brigade Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Mary Aka Nancy Lawrence daughter 12th March 1927
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Shadbolt mother
John Lawrence father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Jane Duncan Brennan wife 1st June 1926
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
2009-12-30 5'7"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 Roderick1882
Births in the District of Canongate in the Burgh of Edinburgh Roderick1882
Statutory Register of Deaths South Leith, City of Edinburgh Roderick1882

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Gunner John George Lawrence, Royal Field Artillery Roderick1882
J G Lawrence's British War Medal. Service No 6665 Roderick1882
J G Lawrence's Victory Medal. Service No 6665 Roderick1882
Marriage Register Entry Roderick1882
Birth of daughter Agnes Mary (Nancy) Lawrence Roderick1882
Map to illustrate attack on Dujaila Redoubt 1916 Roderick1882
John George Lawrence and unknown friend Roderick1882
John George Lawrence Roderick1882
Elizabeth Jane Duncan Brennan Roderick1882

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