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George Arthur LAMERTON

Regimental number565
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolFremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressShort Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Winifred Hazel Lamerton, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'(Bullecourt 6 May 1917) Exceptionally fine powers of organisation and personal courage. Consistent good work from February-September 1917.'
Second recommendation for the MC, dated 26 September 1917, reads: 'Consistent great gallantry and devotion to duty in all operations during period February-September 1917.'
Recommendation date: 28 September 1917

FateKilled in Action 10 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 3), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth LAMERTON; husband of Winifred LAMERTON, Hutton Street, Collie, Western Australia

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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