(Service number 27313)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 23 November 1872 Place of Birth Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ma Waro
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Alice LAWLOR (wife), care of Mrs K. O'BRIEN, Seatoun Heights, Wellington
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Civil servant


Date 10 May 1949 Age 76 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Cemetery, Wellington
Memorial Reference Soldiers Section, Plot 8 Z/3
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Lawlor married Alice McGowan on 12 May 1909 at Timaru. Their daughter Annie was born in 1911 at Timaru. John died in 1949, predeceased by his wife.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 July 2017]; Karori Cemetery Wellington headstone image & burial record (Wellington City Council) [18 July 2017]

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