George Arthur LAMERTON

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LAMERTON, George Arthur

Service Number: 565
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fremantle, WA, 1888
Home Town: Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Fremantle State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 10 August 1918
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery
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Memorials: Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, West Leederville State School Honour Board, West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 565, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 565, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
10 Aug 1918: Involvement Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of George and Elizabeth LAMERTON

Husband of Winifred LAMERTON

Awarded Military Cross

(Bullecourt 6 May 1917) Exceptionally fine powers of organisation and personal courage. Consistent good work from February-September 1917.'


Second recommendation for the MC, dated 26 September 1917, reads: 'Consistent great gallantry and devotion to duty in all operations during period February-September 1917.'
Recommendation date: 28 September 1917