Francis Henry LAMB

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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
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina War Memorial Arch, 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, SN 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3019, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3019, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE F. H. LAMB.

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 (nla.gov.au)

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