72969 Driver Frederick Lambert

"B" Battery 92nd Brigade

Royal Field Artillery

12th February 1917

Born in Beckwithshaw,Harrogate,Yorkshire in 1876.

His parents were Alfred Lambert(1849-1887) and Mary Wilson (born in 1850). They married on 11/09/1870.

Frederick had 1 brother,Wilson(1875-1884) and 3 sisters,Jane(1871-1891),Mary Ann(born in 1872) and

Sarah (born in 1880).

In the 1881 census, they are recorded as living in Beckwithshaw,Pannal,Knaresborough.Frederick's father

was employed as an agricultural labourer.

In the 1901 Census,Fred was living with his sister Mary Ann and her family at 49 Strawberry Dale Avenue Harrogate.

Fred was employed as a groom.

In 1902 he married Elizabeth Aldis(1879-1980).

He enlisted in York and his date of disembarkation into France was on 22/07/1915.

He died of wounds received on 12/02/1917 at

13 Auxiliary Field Ambulance.

At the time of his death his home address was 20A Chatsworth Place,Harrogate.

He was awarded 3 medals;

the 1914-1915 Star,the British war medal 1914-1918 and

the Allied victory medal.


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