LAURENSON, Thomas Peter
(Service number 55601)
|First Rank||Lance Sergeant||Last Rank|
|Date||29 October 1884||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Address at Enlistment||18 Preston Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs F. L. LAURENSON (wife), care of Mrs Souter, Nelson Terrace, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||38th Reinforcements, B Company|
|Date||5 June 1918|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
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|Date||5 September 1953||Age||69 years|
|Place of Death||Wellington|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Crematorium, Wellington|
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Thomas Peter Laurenson was the son of Laurence and Isabella Laurenson. He married Fanny Louise Souter on 18 May 1918 at Wellington. His father died in 1909 in Dunedin, and his mother in 1918.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; Karori Crematorim, Wellington record (Wellington City Council) [14 January 2017]
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