Biography

Birth date: 21 August 1903
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death date: 21 May 1969
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: NX45 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 1 Army HQ

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: 1 Army HQ
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

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MORETON ISLAND, QLD. 1943-11-13. Q123364 CAPTAIN N. L. HALL (LEFT) AND NX45 LIEUTENANT COLONEL D. J. LAMB E. D. (RIGHT), BOTH OF THE 2/2ND AUSTRALIAN HEADQUARTERS GUARD BATTALION, CROSSING A RIVER IN THEIR JEEP.

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MORETON ISLAND, QLD. 1943-11-13. NX45 LIEUTENANT COLONEL D. J. LAMB E.D., OF THE 2/2ND AUSTRALIAN HEADQUARTERS GUARD BATTALION ON AN INSPECTION OF THE DEFENCES UNDER HIS COMMAND.

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MORETON ISLAND, QLD. 1943-11-13. OFFICERS GROUP OF THE BRISBANE FORTRESS, THE 2/2ND AUSTRALIAN HEADQUARTERS GUARD BATTALION, AND THE COWAN HEAVY BATTERY, TAKEN AT FORT COWAN. THEY ARE, LEFT TO RIGHT: STANDING: NX132831 PADRE J. DINEEN (1); QX45287 LIEUTENANT J. T. FLAHERTY (2); NX6375 CAPTAIN D. J....

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P07997.003

Informal group portrait of members of the Lamb family at their home at 52 Bruce Street, Brighton Le Sands. Back row, left to right: Edna Rose Lamb; Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Malcolm St John Lamb, former Commanding Officer of the 34th Battalion in the first AIF; and Elsie Mavis Lamb. Front row,...

P07997.003

Timeline

Date of birth 1903-08-21 Sydney, NSW.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1939-10-13 - 1941-03-13 Commanding officer of 2/3 Battalion, 6 Divsion, 16 Brigade, AIF.
Date of death 1969-05-21