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Soldier profiles

Name : LAMB, GEORGE HAMILTON
Service Number : VX22347
Date of Birth : 01/01/1903
Place of Birth : BENDIGO, VIC
Known as : HAMMY
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 19/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HORSHAM, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : LAMB, C
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : TJAMPEA (JAVA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 07/12/1943
Age at Death : 40
Community Roll of Honour : HORSHAM (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A1. A. 3. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 07/12/1943 / MALARIA, DYSENTERY, MALNUTRITION / 131 KILO CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 131 KILO (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0050 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6207177 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_P04305.001.jpg,   Past article (size 308kB),   Past article (size 97kB),   Past article (size 215kB),   Submitted story,   Submitted story

Background : Son of William Edward and Sarah Victoria Lamb, of Hawkesburn, Victoria, Australia; husband of Marie Christine Lamb. B.A., Member of Parliament (Victoria).