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Number 935

Battalion 8th Battalion D Coy

Place of Birth New South Wales

Next of kin Mr. John Sparks of Wonthaggi, his mother
Mrs. Hannah Lamb (formerly Sparks) of Dollar

Date and place of enlistment Dollar

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years, 5'9",
151 pounds, light brown eyes and black hair.

Religion Church of England

Occupation Coal wheeler

Date and place of death He was killed in action on
18/8/1916 at Pozieres

Location of grave or memorial

He is buried at Sunken Road Cemetery Contalmaison

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His mother lived in Dollar

He was the half brother of Joseph Lamb who also died in the war.

Military History

He enlisted in Dollar and was placed in H Coy 8th Battalion
19/10/14 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Benalla
He was at Gallipoli
6/6 or 12/6/15 He was wounded in the right foot
7/6 or 13/6/15 He went to hospital
6/7/15 He went back to his unit at Gallipoli.
26/3/16 He embarked Alexandria on the Empress of Britain
31/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
29/4/16 He became a Lance Corporal
11/8/16 He became a Corporal
18/8/16 He was killed in action



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