Born: 1881, Finchley, Middlesex.
Baptised: 7th August 1881, Holy Trinity Church, Finchley. Parents: Emily & John Lawrence – Grocer.
Missing/Died: 12th April 1918; age 37; KiA.
Date of Entry Therein: 19th September 1915 – Balkans.
Rank: Second Lieutenant; Service Number: 6113
Regiment: Essex Regiment, 10th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Panel 51 & 52.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Ellen J. Lawrence (nee Potter), of Church Cottage, Whitton, Suffolk.
1891 High Road, Finchley, Middlesex.
Francis was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
John Lawrence, 54, a Carpenter, born Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire.
Emily Lawrence (nee Read), 50, born Great Hormead, Hertfordshire.
Alexander Lawrence, 17, a Grocer’s Assistant, born Finchley.
Charles Read Lawrence, 15, a telegraph Messenger, born Finchley.
May Lawrence, 13, born Finchley.
Ada May Lawrence, 12, born Finchley.
Francis’s mother Emily Lawrence died, 1916, Ipswich.
In 1917, Ipswich, Francis married Ellen Jane Potter, born 1888, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.
On the 7th April 1923 Francis’s medals were sent to his widow at her address, of 39, Cromer Road, Ipswich.