2461 John Balfour LAMONT

Date of enlistment 15th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 6th Field Ambulance & HQ
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action

Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Lamont’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
19th September 1919 Australia Discharged
4th July 1919 Australia Disembarked at Melbourne
15th May 1919 England Return to Australia on Vpiringa
4th March 1919 England Discharged from hospital and to duty
23rd February 1919 England Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital Sutton Veny – sick angina
15th August 1918 England Discharged from hospital
31st July 1918 England Admitted to Sutton Veny hospital – old thigh injury
17th May 1917 England Attached to Group Clearing Hospital Sutton Veny
20th April 1917 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
2nd March 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford
10th February 1917 England Admitted to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital
9th February 1917 France Embarked on HS Formosa from Le Havre
4th February 1917 France Wounded in Action – high explosive shrapnel giving multiple wounds right side peppered all over with small superficial wounds
29th August 1916 France Transferred to 6th Field Ambulance
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
11th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
11th August 1915 Australia Signalling School
22nd July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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