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Albert LAMBERT

Regimental number1464
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o George Lambert, Huddlestone, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10.5"
Weight181 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Lambert, Huddlestone, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

Absorbed into 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Western Frontier Force, Egypt, 29 December 1915.

Wounded in action, Romani, 4 August 1916 (slight); admitted to No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 6 August 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia (bullet wound, left hip); to Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 26 August 1916; discharged to Details, 13 September 1916; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Kantara, 12 October 1916.

Extra regimentally employed on railway construction, Belah, 27 August 1917; rejoined regiment, 23 October 1917.

Sick to hospital, Beersheba, 29 October 1917; admitted to Yeomanry Mounted Division Rest Station, 30 October 1917, and transferred to 43rd Stationary Hospital; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 31 October 1917 (not yet diagnosed); to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 1 November 1917 (pyrexia); to Convalescent Depot, 10 November 1917; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 18 December 1917.

Admitted to 36th Stationary Hospital, 1 August 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to 44th Stationary Hospital, 3 August 1918; to 31st General Hospital, 4 August 1918; to Bonlac Convalescent Depot, Cairo, 29 August 1918; to hospital, Choubra, 1 September 1918 (tonsillitis); to Bonlac Convalescent Depot, 5 October 1918; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 15 October 1918.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 22 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari' from Kantara, 15 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged, 19 August 1919.

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

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