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Hyalmar Anthon LAMMI

Regimental number5849
Other NamesHyolmar Auton
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Address25 Harris Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sofia Lammi, Kan Kaanpa, Alohonkayayer Kyta, Finland
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date26 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked, Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916. Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 22 December 1916 (bronchitis); marched in to 5th Training Bn, Rollestone, 10 January 1917. Proceeded overseas to France,13 March 1917. Joined 17th Bn, 1 April 1917.

Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 April 1917 (bunion); transferred to 4th General Hospital, 8 May 1917 (bronchitis); to England, 11 May 1917, and admitted to Connaught Hospital, Aldershot, 12 May 1917. Discharged to furlough, 25 May 1917, to report to No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 9 June 1917. Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 20 July 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 29 August 1917; discharged to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 31 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 31 December 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, 26 June 1918 (medical unfitness); died, Sydney, 24 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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