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William Alexander LAMBERT

Regimental number787
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPortland North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W A Lambert, Portland North, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 3 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Consistent good work and devotion to duty in transport duties.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Stated to be William Alexander Lambert Jnr. on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death10 April 1942

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