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Regimental number1130
Place of birthAuburn, Hawthorn, Victoria
SchoolAuburn State School, Victoria
Address2 Rahmines Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinJ W Lamborn, 268 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Rolltm Battery Y/2A
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSailed May 8th 1915 attaced to 23rd Battalion. At evacuation of Gallipoli transferred in France to Y2A Trench Mortar Battery. He was neither sick or wounded up till the date of his death Sept 5th 1917.
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1917
Place of death or woundingDickebusch, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 16), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Agnes LAMBORN, 2 Rathmines Grove, Auburn, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother of Corporal L R Lamborn. Cousin of Capt Eric Kerr 3rd Pioneers and Lt Alan Kerr late 24th Battalion. Both were killed in action.

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