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Robert Lambert was born in 1882 in Billington. He was married to Louise and they had two children, Horrace and Alice.

Robert Lambert first joined the Loyal North Lancs in January 1900 and served with the 2nd Battalion in Malta, Gibraltar and Pretoria.

When war broke out he was still under his reserve commitment and working at a print works.  He was mobilized and sailed to France to join the 1st Battalion in the Field on 3rd September 1914.

Private Lambert died the following month, 15th November 1914.


A note in his service papers and the article above states he was found dead and buried in the field by soldiers of the 2nd Bn. West Riding Regiment.

Rank: Private
Service No: 6264
Date of Death: 15/11/1914
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Bn.

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