William Joseph (Dougie) LAMBERT


LAMBERT, William Joseph

Service Number: 1577
Enlisted: 7 December 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Creswick Victoria Australia, 13 March 1892
Home Town: Creswick, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Creswick State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Painter & Paperhanger
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Creswick Honor Roll, Creswick School Pictorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

7 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1577
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1577, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1577, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne

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History Before Service

Independent Order of Rechabites

Played Football with Creswick FC

Member of Creswick Fire Brigade