The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal A E Lambert


Corporal Albert Edward LAMBERT, G/10086, 15th Platoon, "D" Company, 11th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, after fighting at Flers Village,  Flanders, France, reported wounded & missing, death presumed on or after 15th September 1916, age 32. 

Born 12th May 1884, East Dulwich, Surrey, enlisted 2nd October 1915, Whitehall, London, age 32, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 112lbs, resided 27 Neuchatel Road, Catford, London. Formerly Assistant Timekeeper Reuter's Telegrams Office. 

Eldest Son of Edward Albert Lambert, (Head Timekeeper in Reuter's Telegrams Office), and Sarah Lambert, (daughter of John Stewart Comben), of 126, Landcroft Road, East Dulwich.

Educated Goodrich Road School, East Dulwich, Surrey.

Husband of Elizabeth Lambert (daughter of George Corps / Banks?), of 27, Neuchatel Road, Catford, London. Married St Clements Church, East Dulwich, 26th December 1905.

Children - Ivey Elizabeth Lambert, born 10th October 1906, Peckham South; Herbert George Lambert, born 17th June 1908, Camberwell South; Agnes Gladys Lambert, born 15th July 1910. Sydenham; Alan Edward Lambert, born 21st November 1912, Sydenham; Esther MinnieLambert, born 3rd October 1915, Sydenham.

Formerly served 20th County of London Regiment, (National Reservists, Territorials), 19822, 23rd October 1914 to 30th September 1915.

Postings - Home, 2nd October 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF, 3rd May 1916 to 15th September 1916.

15th December 1915, promoted Lance Corporal; 6th August 1916, promoted Corporal.

4th May 1917 pension awarded of 32/6 a week for widow and five children.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.

NOTE: Soldiers Died in the Great War have initials as E E ; CWGC web site show them as A E.

Regimental History & Soldiers Died in the Great War show Service No. as G/10086; CWGC web site shows it as G/10088.

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