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Urban Lewis LAMBERT

Regimental number411
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
SchoolInverell and Rous Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Matilda Agnes Lambert, Pound Hill, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a bandsman in the 42nd Battalion band from when the band was formed, till his death.
FateDied of wounds 18 October 1917
Place of death or woundingNear Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28.9
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 5), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Elizabeth LAMBERT; husband of Matilda LAMBERT. Gipp Street, Kiama, New South Wales. Native of Lismore, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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