William John Lavars
Sapper William John Lavars (1065), 3rd Tunnelling Company, was a 40 year old miner who enlisted on 25 November 1915 in Kargoolie, Western Australia. He was killed in action on 12 September 1916, in France.
- Private Wm. Lavars - The sad news reached Creswick recently of the death in France of one of the natives of the town, Private William Lavars, son of the Mr and Mrs. Wm. Lavars, of North Creswick, and son in law of Mrs. Hamilton, of Luttet street, Creswick. The deceased soldier enlisted in Western Australia, and he was killed in action in France on the 14th September. He leaves a wife and family of four children to mourn their loss. Much sympathy is expressed for the bereaved relatives.
Creswick Honour Board - http://www.creswicksmeatonrsl.org.au/honour-boards-3.html
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