Francis Henry LAMB

LAMB, Francis Henry

Service Number: 3019
Enlisted: 17 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Custon, South Australia, 9 July 1892
Home Town: Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Naracoorte Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina War Memorial Arch, Port Pirie Fathers of Sailors and Soldiers Association Port Pirie District Roll of Honor WW1, Port Pirie Oval WW1 Memorial Gates, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Wallaroo WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
14 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3019, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3019 awm_unit: 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-09-03

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Private F. H. Lamb was killed in France between September 3 and September 5. He left Australia in October 1915. Prior to enlisting he was employed in the Wallaroo Mines. He was born at Custon, in the South-East, and was 24 years of age last July. Private Lamb was the youngest son of Mr. S. Lamb Port Pirie West, and was a widower." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 11 Nov 1916 (