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Robert Lawless

Lance Corporal

8th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss G. Wilson
  • Plaque: 70

Additional Info

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Biography

Robert Leslie Lawless was a 26 year old, unmarried grocer when he enlisted in Ballarat on 18th August 1914. He was drafted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 103. During his service he was promoted Lance Corporal. He was killed in action at Lagnicourt on 22nd April 1917. His name is on the Villers¡Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 70

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour