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Welby Jackson Lamplough


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Welby Jackson AWMM
  • Surname
    Lamplough AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Lamplugh AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 274 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    CambridgeWaikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Twin brother, Charles Francis Xavier LAMPLUGH, 7th Infantry A.I.F. died of illness 12 March 1918 Public - Brian - Researcher - 8 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : NZ Births, Deaths, Marriages : 1881/14769 and 1881/14770
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 25 August 1914 AWMM 207 Victoria Street, West Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E Lamplough, 207 Victoria Street, West Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 274 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      181 lb AWMM
    • 4 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli campaign, 5 April 1915. Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right thigh); transferred by HS 'Gascon' to Alexandria, 16 May 1915, and admitted to 15th General Hospital. Embarked on 'Itonus' to rejoin 5th Bn at Gallipoli, 2 June 1915; rejoined Bn, 13 June 1915. Temporarily attached to Ordnance Department, 14 June 1915. Detailed to permanent Beach Party under command of Captain LITTLER, 12th Bn, 8 July 1915. Transferred to Ordnance, 17 July 1915. Promoted Corporal, 1st Division Ordnance, 9 July 1915. Commended in Army Corps Routine Orders, 19 July 1915: 'On 14th July, an enemy shell struck a stack of 18 pdr. ammunition in the Australian Divisional Ammunition Park adjoining the Australian Ordnance Depot, setting it ablaze. The work of throwing sand and water upon the flames was immediately taken in hand, and although a second shell fell in the immediate vicinity of the working party, and set fire to another lot of ammunition, work was not relinquished until both fires had been extinguished.'

    Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 11 August 1915 (gun shot wound, thigh); transferred to HS 'Scotian', 10 September 1915; admitted to Military Hospital, Tigne, Malta, 10 September 1915. Embarked for England, 24 September 1915, and admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 4 October 1915. Found guilty, 9 June 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 5 June, to 7 pm, 7 June 1916: admonished and forfeited 2 days' pay. Found guilty, 14 June 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 8 June, till 2.30 pm, 13 June 1916: reprimanded and forfeited 5 days' pay. Found guilty, 9 September 1916, of overstaying leave from midnight, 2 September, till 3.40 pm, 5 September 1916: reprimanded and forfeited 3 days' pay. Found guilty, Regimental Court Martial, Monto Video, 20 September 1916, of being absent without leave from 2 pm parade, 11 September, till 8.45 pm, 18 September 1916: awarded reduction to the ranks and forfeiture of a total of 10 days' pay. Proceeded overseas to France, 17 December 1916; rejoined 5th Bn, 25 December 1916.

    Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 12 March 1917 (rheumatism); rejoined unit, 10 September 1917.

    Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917.

    Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • External links
    NAA B2455 file 7374778
    Further Reference
  • References
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM


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08 July 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher

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