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Private: 2623 William LAMB.

Born: 1891. Minmi, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:22182/1891

Married: 1915 Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert: 12502/1915

Wife: Edith Livingstone Lamb. nee: Horder

Died: 7th June 1917. Died of Wounds France.

Father: David Lamb

Mother: Mary Lamb. nee:.


William Lamb enlisted with the 5th Reinforcements, 35th Battalion AIF on the 12th of September 1916 and left Sydney on board HMAT A11 "Ascanius" on the 25th of October 1916. William Died of Wounds on the 7th of June 1917 at the 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, France.

William is remembered with honour and is commemerated in perpetuity by the Commonweath War Graves Commission at the Bailleil Communal Cemetery Extension, France .

family Information

Willam was a 25year old Wheeler at the Aberdare colliery prior to enlistment, and was a member of the Protestant Alliance Friendly Society of Australasia. Grand Council of New South Wales.

William's Memorial Plaque was acquired in February 2006 from a dealer in Sydney, NSW, Australia and is now in the collection.

(Australian National Archives)


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