Victor Walter LAMPARD MC

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LAMPARD, Victor Walter

Service Number: 4362
Enlisted: 4 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bowden, South Australia, 14 August 1896
Home Town: Thebarton (Southwark), City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Hindmarsh Public School
Occupation: Grocer's assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Mont St Quentin, France, 2 September 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4362, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4362, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
2 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

WW1

The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017, refer to pages 126, 128 + 269. Prior to the war he was a grocers assistant, of Torrensville SA. He enlisted 4th Jan 1916 aged 19 years. He served with the 27th Infantry Battalion and rose to the rank of Lieutenant. During his service as Lieutenant he was awarded the Military Cross for his activities. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 2nd Sept 1918. Rest in Peace Lest We Forget.

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"...Lieutenant Victor Walter Lampard MC, 27th Battalion, of Bowden, SA, killed in action at Mont St Quentin 2 September 1918, (he was bruied) in the Peronne Communal Cemetery extension..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)