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Joseph LAMB

Regimental number1611
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
SchoolGippsland State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o A A Wilson, Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Lamb Dollar, Stony Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division TM Brigade
FateDied of wounds 1 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Plot K, Row 48), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. W. and Hannah LAMB, Dollar, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHalf brother to Cpl John Sparks killed in action in France.

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