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John Leonard Herbert LAMB

Regimental number26176
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCanning Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J C Lamb, Canning Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military service10th AGA; Served in the Garrison Artillery as Corporal.
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1917
Age at death22.1
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot V, Row S, Grave No. 1/5), Zillebeke
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LAMB, Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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