GEORGE LAMB

 

Name at birth GEORGE LAMB SOUTHGATE – mother Sarah Ellen Southgate, of St. Helen’s Court, Ipswich, was a box maker at a stay factory.

 

Born: 13th February 1894, St. Helen’s Court, Ipswich.

Died: 16th March 1915; age 21; Died of Wounds, at No. 10 Stationary Hospital, St. Omar.

Residence: 28, Gibson Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 5th November 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 10668

Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

I.A.62.

Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Lamb, of 28, Gibson Street, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   70, Rope Walk, Ipswich.

George was 7 years old and living with his parents & sister.

George Lamb, 38, a Blacksmith, born Ipswich.

Sarah Ellen Lamb (nee Southgate), 37, born Ipswich.

Eleanor Elizabeth Lamb Southgate, 9, born Ipswich.

 

1911   28, Gibson Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 17 years old, a Bottle Washer – Brewery. He was living with his parents & sister.

George, 48, a General Labourer – Engineers.

Ellen, 46.

Ellen, 19, a Printer – Ipswich Box Co.

 

George’s mother Ellen Lamb died, 1913, Ipswich.

 

On the 11th March 1919, George Lamb makes an application in respect of his late son George’s medals.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to George Lamb – father.

 

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 2nd Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/cameronians-scottish-rifles/

http://www.cameronians.org/

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