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Claude Wand LAMBERT

Regimental number863
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolHamilton Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLuskintyre, Lochinvar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinW Lambert, Luskintyre, Lochinvar, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 26 June 1915
Date of embarkation incorrectly listed on Embarkation Roll as 7 June 1915.
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. I), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Newton and Blanche LAMBERT, Lochinvar, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: [1311] Lt Henry Stanley CHAPMAN, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 25 July 1916; 3321 Pte George William SIVYER, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Transferredto 6th Light Horse Regiment, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 2 October 1915, and posted to D Squadron.

Killed in action, 27 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Claud William LAMBERT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAMBERT Claude Wand

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