1918. The Christmas Echo: Honour Roll Number. LLSC.
CEF no. 400568/A568
Private Lawrence Stephenson was born in Carlisle, ON, in 1885, the second-eldest of 8 children. While worked as a glasscutter at Hobbs Manufacturing in London, Stephenson enlisted for service on 18 January 1915. He had previously served for eight years with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Pte. Stephenson arrived overseas on 28 June 1915 as part of the 33rd Canadian Infantry Battalion, and was soon drafted into the 1st Btn. He was killed in action on 24 September 1916 in France during the Battle of the Somme.
He is commemorated on page 167 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Commemorated on: Vimy Memorial, France.