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LAMB Harold Kent

Service number 6447

On the 15thApril 1917 Harold was diagnosed with Tuberculosis. Returned to Australia on the 18thSeptember 1917. Discharged on the 3rdDecember 1917.

On the 18thNovember 1913 Harold married Elsie May Grant, sister of George Thomas Grant.

In 1919 continuing until after 1954 Harold was an orchardist at “Grantham”, Beaconsfield.

West Gippsland Gazette (27thMay 1930)

“Farm wanted.

Dairy farm wanted as a going concern to 1500 pounds in Warragul or Drouin district, must be good. House property in Berwick township as deposit. Nice home well situated, all conveniences, 28 miles city. Send full particulars to Harold K Lamb, Beaconsfield.”

In the 1960’s Harold then lived at Rosebud, Victoria.

Died in 1970 at Rosebud, Victoria.

Cremated on the 11th November 1970 at Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

Name LAMB, Harold Kent
Service Number 6447
Rank Private
Roll 21 Infantry Battalion 13-18 Reinforcements (July-November 1916)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 23rdNovember 1916
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Hororata A20
Age 26 years
Birth Place 1890 Nhill, Victoria
Father John William Lamb, Carlton, Victoria
Mother Elizabeth (Hunter) Lamb
Religion Baptist
Occupation Bank Accountant
Residence Woorayl Street, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Enlisted 17thJuly 1916
Height 5 feet, 6 inches
Complexion Fresh; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Fair