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James Lamont

Tpr. James Lamont NZ #1237 - Joined the LRDG Sept 12th 1941, died from Pneumonia on March 14th 1942

Tpr. James Lamont NZ #1237

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Lamont AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1237 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/- Fire Station, Feilding, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I.G. Lamont (mother), Law Ward, Neuk Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1237 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Lamont was the son of John Lamont and of Isabella Lamont (nee Graham), of Craigie, Ayrshire, Scotland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXX. F. 7. AWMM
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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 100 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Loughran, R. (1963). p.429 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1949). Long Range Desert Group in Libya, 1940-41. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Kay, R. L. (1950). Long Range Desert Group in the Mediterranean. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Sanders, J. (1976). Desert patrols : New Zealanders with the Long Range Desert Group. Auckland: Wilson and Horton. AWMM
    • Gower-Collins, C. (1999). Raids, road watches, and reconnaisance : an analysis of the New Zealand contribution to the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa, 1940-1943 : a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History at Massey University [Dissertation]. AWMM

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