Leslie Albert Lambert

Memorial: Wickwar - Holy Trinity Church

Regiment: Grenadier Guards

Medals: British War Medal, Silver War Badge, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Guardsman 33825

Parents: William and Gertrude Lambert

Home address: Albert House, Wickwar, Glos

Date of birth: 1900

Place of birth: Tewkesbury

Date of death: 20/04/1919

Buried/Commemorated at: Bristol (Ridgeway Park) Cemetery (Ref. 94)

Age: 19

Further information:

Leslie Albert Lambert was born in about 1900 in Tewkesbury. His parents were William and Gertrude Lambert and he had a sister called Greta. His father worked as secretary of a brewery company and he was born in Newtown in Bristol. In 1911 the family lived at Albert House in Wickwar

Leslie enlisted on 22nd April 1918 and joined the Grenadier Guards as a guardsman. He was discharged on 26th November 1918. He had T.B. and he died in April 1919 at the age of 19

He is buried at Bristol (Ridgeway Park) Cemetery

Leslie Albert Lambert is remembered on the Wickwar Holy Trinity Church Memorial, the Wickwar Village Hall Memorial and the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, which is now at Yate and District Heritage Centre, under Wickwar

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre and the book 'Lest We Forget' by Arthur Threlfall Searson. Forces War Records and CWGC