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Regimental number1287
Date of birth31 January 1883
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolAttended school until the age of 15, then took a trades course as a Printer
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHotel manager
Address67 Walker Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33.6
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bridget May Lambourne, 67 Walker Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Army Medical Corps, including time in South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date29 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Yipiringa', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 29 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 June 1961
Age at death78
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Lawn Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAMBOURNE Walter

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