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Regimental number1136
Place of birthPolkemmet, Victoria
AddressDooen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Thomas Lampard, Dooen, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date19 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Melbourne, 19 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Devon, Victoria; place of birth incorrectly entered on National Archives site as Polkemmel, Victoria.
Date of death6 March 1980
Place of burialHorsham Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, LAMPARD James

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