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John William LAMBERT

Gunner 50407 John William LAMBERT of 26th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery

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

Of:Freiston Road, Skirbeck, Lincolnshire
Born:1890, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Parents:Annie Lambert and John Lambert of 85 Macaulay Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Police Constable
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel VIII. B. 135 of the memorial in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

Notes:“The first member of the Hyde policemen soldiers to lose his life in the war.”
  Manchester Evening News, Thursday 17th August 1916, Page 2, Column 7