Lawrence William EYLES

Regimental number6/224
OccupationMotor mechanic
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Eyles, Motueka Street, Nelson
Rank on embarkationLance Corporal
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit3rd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No 8), nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice Eyles, Moteuka Street, Nelson
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5/508 Driver Douglas Arthur EYLES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 11