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Lawrence Frederic Corson

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Gravestone at Linwood Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2011 - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Gravestone at Linwood Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2011 - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Frederic AWMM
  • Surname
    Corson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Laurence AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
    1st (Canterbury) Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Illness AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Amelia Rachel Corson and Frederick Robert Corson.

    Husband of Minnie Ethel Corson (nee Smart), married 1916.

    Educated at Mr Wilson's private school, Cranmer

    First name variously spelled as Lawrence or Laurence AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Linwood Cemetery, Entrance off Butterfield Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 47; Plot 273 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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08 September 2020JasonAustraliaResearcher

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