Frank Arnold LAMBERT


LAMBERT, Frank Arnold

Service Numbers: 1380, 1271
Enlisted: 19 November 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Creswick Victoria Australia, 4 November 1897
Home Town: Creswick, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Creswick State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 17 May 1915, aged 17 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Grave 2011
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Creswick Honor Roll, Creswick School Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1380, 8th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1380, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1380, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
17 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1271, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

It is not known when Henry Lambert was wounded at Gallipoli but he died of gunshot wounds to his spine and pneumonia at Alexandra in Egypt on 17 May 1915.

Of his brothers, 25-year-old 1374 Private Henry Alfred Lambert, 5th Battalion AIF was killed in action a few days before at Krithia 8-12 May 1915.

23-year-old 1577 Private William Joseph Lambert, 7th Battalion AIF was killed in action at Lone Pine 8-9 August 1915.

24 years old on enlisting, 1344 Private Albert Lambert, 39th Battalion AIF returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.