Hyde War Memorial Trust

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John William LAMBERT

Gunner 50407 John William LAMBERT
26th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Died of Wounds,   Saturday 12th August 1916,   France,   age 26

Home address:Freiston Road, Skirbeck, Lincolnshire
Born:1890, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Parents:Annie Lambert and John Lambert
85 Macaulay Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Police Constable
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,
plot VIII, row B, grave 135.
Link to Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, Thursday 17th August 1916, page 2, column 7:

The first member of the Hyde policemen soldiers to lose his life in the war.