A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

Thomas Bernard LAWRENCE

Ancestral surnames: 



  • St Joseph's College, Bangalore, India
  • Camborne School of Mines, Cornwall


Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • Military Cross presented by GOC 1st Division at 2.00 p.m. on 20th October 1915 (in London Gazette on 4th November 1915 with citation: “For conspicuous gallantry on 25th September, 1915. When the Machine-gun Officer had been killed, he rallied the gun teams and brought two guns into action close to Hulluch, capturing two German field guns”)
  • Oak leaf emblem for Mention in Dispatches (30th November 1915)

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

  • Defence Medal 1939-45, War Medal 1939-45



  • None (Funeral at 11.00 a.m. on Wednesday 5th December 1956 at St Piran's Church, Perranazabuloe, Cornwall, England. Buried in the churchyard (the church records do not include an exact place of burial in the graveyard at St Piran’s Church and there is no marker stone))


Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 113-117


Appears in Charles Bartlett's letters: see I Shall Not Be Away Long book


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