Lambert, Arthur Edward

Arthur Edward 


1885 - 1919
Rank Private
Service no.12292
DiedOctober 26, 1919



Arthur Edward

Arthur was born in 1885 in Leicester and baptised on 5.6.1885 at St. Saviour’s Church. His parents were John Thomas Lambert, a railway engine man, and Harriet Elizabeth (nee Freelove).

They had 11 children –
Sarah Ann 1871
Francis William 1873
George F 1874
John Thomas 1876
Clement R 1878
Harriet Freelove 1880
Walter E 1883
Arthur Edward 1885
Elizabeth Maud 1886
Frank Herbert 1888
Ada Ethel 1990

In 1891 census the family lived at 73 Mount Road and in 1901 census they were at the same address and Arthur was a hosiery trimmer.
1905 John Lambert died aged 55.
In 1911 census the family were at 5 Mount Road and Arthur was a picture house attendant.

1912 Arthur married Blanche Emily Robson and they went on to have 3 children –
Muriel A 1912
Edward W 1914
Ronald S 1919

Arthur enlisted from 6 Mount Road as Private 12292 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and later became a Sergeant. He Died on 26.10.1919 and is buried at Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester (Ur.1698).