WILLIAM ALEXANDER LAMB

ALEX

Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 21st April 1917; age 27; Died of Wounds at No. 8 Casualty Clearing Station from Gun Shot Wounds in the back – received in action on the 9th April 1917. Served 1 year & 133 days.

Residence: 47, Samuel Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 10th December 1915; Age: 26 years & 2 months; Occupation: Timber Carman; Religion: CofE. Height: 5ft 2 3/4ins.

Date of Entry Therein: 3rd October 1916.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 17840

Regiment: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 6th Battalion.

Formerly 3169, Royal Fusiliers.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

II.P.6.

Duisans British Cemetery,

Etrun,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William A & Fanny Lamb, of 30, Samuel Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   42, Samuel Road, Ipswich.

 

William was a year old and living with his parents.

William Alexander Lamb, 24, a Wheelwright, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

Fanny Lamb (nee Chittock), 25, born Ipswich.

 

1901   5, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 35, a Wheelwright & Carpenter.

Fanny, 35.

Albert Edward Lamb, 9, born Ipswich.

Stanley Arthur Lamb, 7, born Ipswich.

Maude Ellen Lamb, born Ipswich.

 

1911   30, Samuel Road, Ipswich.

 

William was 21 years, a Carmen – Timber Merchant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 44, a Wheelwright & Carpenter – Undertakers.

Fanny, 44.

Albert, 19, a Carpenter – Horticultural Works.

Stanley, 17, a Rink Attendant.

Maude, 11.

 

On Christmas Day, 1914, Ipswich, William married, Alice Allison, born August 1891, 57, Harland Street, Ipswich.

 

Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 6th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/the-queens-own-royal-west-kent-regiment/

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