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Charles Henry * LAMB

Other NamesLAMB, Charles Henry~
ReligionChurch of England
Address48 Hill Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Jane Lamb, 48 Hill Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceRofO
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Work at Armentieres on 13th-14th March 1917.'
Recommendation date: 21 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organized a rescue party and proceeded out into 'No Man's Land' under very heavy fire, and succeeded in bringing in wounded on three occasions. He set a splendid example throughout the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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