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Robert Henry LAMBERT

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Surname: LAMBERT

Forename(s): Robert Henry

Place of Birth: Castle Bolton, Yorkshire

Service No: C/12595

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Battalion / Unit: 21st (Service) Battalion. (Yeoman Rifles)

Division: 41st Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1916-09-17

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: CASTLE BOLTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Robert Henry Lambert was the son of Robert and Jane Lambert, née Horn. Robert, senior, was born at Horsehouse and Jane at Redmire, Yorkshire.

1901 Castle Bolton, Yorkshire Census: Robert H. Lambert, aged 5 years, born Castle Bolton, son of Robert and Jane Lambert.

1911 Castle Bolton, Yorkshire Census: Robert Henry Lambert, aged 15 years, born Castle Bolton, son of Robert and Jane Lambert.

The British Army Service Record for Robert Henry Lambert exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Robert W. [sic] Lambert, C/12595, K. R. Rif. C.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Robert H. Lambert, C/12595, 21st Bn K. R. Rif. C.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Robert Henry Lambert, C.12595, 21st (S) Bn. K.R.R.C. Date and Place of Death: 15-17.9.16. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount
Authorised: Brother and Sole Legatee - William T. £1 10s. 0d. Brother and Co Legatee - William T. £5 2s. 2d. Brother and Co Legatee - No. 30742, Pte Christopher Horn Lambert c/o O.C., "B" Battery 1st (Res) Bde. R.F.A. (T) South Camp, Ripon, Yorks. £5 2s. 2d.

A short biography of Robert is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 41st Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 41st Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LAMBERT

Forename(s): Robert Henry

Born: Redmire, Yorks

Residence: Redmire

Enlisted: Leyburn, Yorks

Number: C/12595

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

Battalion: 21st Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 17/09/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LAMBERT

Forename(s): Robert Henry

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: C/12595

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

Unit: 21st Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 17/09/1916

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    One Response to Robert Henry LAMBERT

    1. Sharon White November 6, 2018 at 4:22 pm #

      Thank you for this record on my great uncle which I can now share with my children. We are immensely proud and his nephew (my uncle) was named after him. We have visited his memorial at Thiepval, as well as seen the plaque in Castle Bolton Church. He continues to be remembered by his family.

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