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John Lester LAMBERT

Regimental number137
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Addressc/o Mrs E H Lambert, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs E H Lambert, 47 Francis Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 757 Sergeant James Royal LAMBERT, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 6 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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