Donald William LAMONT

LAMONT, Donald William

Service Number: 2160
Enlisted: 23 March 1915, Wondai, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Uralla, New South Wales, 15 November 1871
Home Town: Casino, Richmond Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Grafton, New South Wales, 12 July 1951, aged 79 years
Cemetery: Grafton Cemetery, NSW
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World War 1 Service

23 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2160, Wondai, Queensland
12 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2160, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2160, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Brisbane
5 Jul 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2160, 15th Infantry Battalion

Obituary - D. H*. LAMONT

An original Anzac, who was severely wounded in action at the landing, died in Grafton Base Hospital on Thursday. He was Donald Henry* Lamont who lived with his niece, Mrs. F. J. Wappett, of Oliver street, Grafton, for the past two years. He was born at Tamworth 79 years ago.
Mr. Lamont, was a blacksmith, and spent most of his life at Tatham on the Richmond River. He was a bachelor.
The funeral service was conducted at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church by Rev. E. S. Robson. The R.S.L. service was read by the secretary of the sub-branch, Mr. G. G. Triggs. The "Last Post" was sounded by Mr. H. Gepp, of the Grafton District Silver Band. Funeral arrangements were made by H. H. Sanders Pty. Ltd. – The Daily Examiner, Grafton, issue dated Saturday July 14, 1951.

* Note Newspaper Error: Mr. Lamont's second Christian name is William, not Henry, as printed in his obituary.

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