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Ernest William LAMBERT

Regimental number1859
Place of birthNorfolk England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressScotsburn PO, Scotsburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Charles Lambert, 25 Church Street, Howdon, Wellington, Quay-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

One MID awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 24 January 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1961
Place of burialKyneton Cemetery

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