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William Henry LAMB

Regimental number4748
Place of birthRomsey, Victoria
SchoolRomsey State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Elenor Lamb, William Street, Romsey, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death37.10
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 7), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary LAMB; husband of Emily LAMB, 'Dulce Domum', Dunsford Street, Lancefield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 783/12252 Driver Bertie LAMB, Australian Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; 9/840 John Oliver LAMB, Otago Mounted Rifles Regiment, NZEF
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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