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Regimental number783
Place of birthRomsey, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWilliam Street, Romsey, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMrs M J Lamb, William Street, Romsey, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDischarged 21 March 1915
Discharge date6 May 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to hospital, 30 January 1915 (gastritis).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 15 April 1915; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit: defective eyesight), 6 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 12252 B. LAMB for second period of service.
Date of death13 May 1933
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAMB Bert

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