LAMONT, Neil - 459, 5887

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

Pte Neil Lamont
Conflict Second Anglo-Boer War
World War 1
World War 2
Service Arm Australian Commonwealth Force
Australian Imperial Force
Volunteer Defence Corps
Unit 8th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse
28th Infantry Battalion, 16th reinforcements
VDC No.3 Battalion - Swan- Upper Swan Unit
Service No. 459, 5887
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 24 Nov 1880
Date of Death 11 July 1972
Relatives Wife - Mabel Gertrude Woodley

Son - LAMONT, Leonard Lyndsay Neil - W68755

Son - LAMONT, Ronald Vernon - WX25441
Son - LAMONT, Clarence William Charles - WX38456

Application for enrolment in the Volunteer Defence Corps, 1941.

Second Anglo-Boer War, 1902 - Neil Lamont enlisted in the 8th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse. The 8th Battalion had a number of squadrons and D Squadron was comprised of men who enlisted in Western Australia. He was a part of Number 3 Troop, who were men who enlisted from the Goldfields District. The following pages are an extract from Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa.