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Harry LAMB

Regimental number1736
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurnpeowie, via Farina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.11
Height5' 4.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinBrother, G J Lamb, Murnpeowie, via Farina, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 months in 88th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; left the district.
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Cyclist Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Married Constsnce Adelaide Frances FRIZELL, spinster, aged 20, Register Office, St Pancras, London, 18 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 8 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 8 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1983
Age at death88
Place of burialNorth Brighton Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAMB Harry

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