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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 266907
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 2/6th Battalion
Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Herbert Lambert was the son of Sarah Lambert (born Rickinghall, Suffolk, c. 1862), daughter of James and Susan Lambert, née Aldridge. Both of Sarah's parents were born Walsham le Willows, Suffolk. Herbert was the cousin of Private Arthur Lambert (6057) (q.v.) and also related to Private Arthur Aldridge (13932) (q.v.)
1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 21, Russell Street - Herbert Thompson, aged 9 years, born Skipton, son of Sarah and [stepson of] George Thompson. [Sarah had married George in 1885.]
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 22, Milton Street - Herbert Lambert, aged 18 years, born Skipton, son of Sarah and [stepson of] George Thompson.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 13, Romille Street - Herbert Lambert, aged 29 years, born Skipton, son of Sarah and [stepson of] George Thompson.
Herbert is listed in the Nominal Roll of the 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment): 'D' Coy - Pte H. Lambert.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Herbert Lambert, 266907, W. Rid. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Herbert Lambert, 266907, 2/6 W. Rid. R. Pres dead 3.5.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Herbert Lambert, 266907, 2/6th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: On or since 3.5.17. Death presd. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Sarah Thompson. £10 0s. 0d.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
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