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Laurence Brian Bosworth

Photograph of Private Lawrence Bosworth of Oaonui, published in the Auckland Weekly News, 25 June 1941. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19410625-26-47.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Laurence Brian AWMM
  • Surname
    Bosworth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Laurence Brien Bosworth AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 6791 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Oanui, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr L.A. Bosworth (father), Oanui, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 6791 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Laurence Bosworth was the son of Leslie Arthur Bosworth and of Daisy Bosworth (nee Anning), of Oanui, Taranaki. New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 13. A. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 22 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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