Robert William LAMONT

LAMONT, Robert William

Service Numbers: 33, V357224
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, South Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Born: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 17 October 1890
Home Town: Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria
Occupation: Clerk
Died: 6 September 1963, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria

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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion, South Melbourne, Vic.
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 5th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Sprained ankle. Evacuated to Egypt. Rejoined unit 7 August 1915.
8 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
29 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 5th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 33, 5th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
10 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, Lines of Communication Units, 2nd Brigade. France
3 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, Army Pay Corps (AIF), France
15 Mar 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Belgium
14 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 33, 1st Pioneer Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 33, 1st Pioneer Battalion, The Battle of Amiens
18 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 33, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal
21 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 33, 1st Pioneer Battalion, RTA 23 October 1918 for discharge (1914 leave).

World War 2 Service

1 Apr 1942: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V357224, 5th (NSW) Battalion VDC
1 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V357224, 5th (NSW) Battalion VDC
1 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V357224, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Private 5th VDC. Enlisted at Ripponlea, Vic.
25 Nov 1943: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V357224, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Private 5th VDC.
25 Nov 1943: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V357224, 5th (NSW) Battalion VDC

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