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In Memory Of

John Dunlop Lambert

Youngest and Dearly Beloved Son

Born August 20th 1888

Killed in Action in France

September 7th 1916

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Stratford upon Avon Cemetery

Warwickshire

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John Dunlop

Lambert

20th August 1888

Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire

7th September 1916

Killed in action in the first action of the battalion on the front line after being called to relieve a position near Mouquet Farm on the Somme Salient where many problems faced them front the start including: heavy artillery bombardment, the loss of scouts highlighting the way causing them to get lost and lose men to the mud in the dark, an advance by Prussian Guards on the front, the loss of officers and many men

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Vimy Memorial, France

First World War

Private

14th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force

John was a tall athletic man who demonstrated prowess as a rower in Stratford where is remembered still. He left for Canada a few years before the war from where he then enlisted

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