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Robert Alfred LAMB

Regimental number1767
Place of birthMorwell, Victoria
SchoolMorwell State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
Address250 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R A Lamh, 25O Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jane LAMB. Native of Morwell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin (2nd): 1146 Pte Albert Edward JENNINGS, 46th Bn, killed in action, 1 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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