The AIF Project


Date of birth21 January 1883
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool master
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Parsons Lamble, 'Rathkeale', Eltham Road, Heidelberg, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion


Unit: Staff 10th Infantry Brigade
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 3 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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