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11911   Private Samuel Lambe
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/04/1896
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Samuel Victor Lambe was the son of Thomas Henry and Jane Lambe. He was born on 17th April 1896 in Donaghmore. The 1901 census record Samuel as a 5 year old scholar. The family were living at Mullaghconor Glebe, Donaghmore. Thomas was a retired farmer and baker. Samuel’s brother Arthur was a baker. The 1911 census shows Samuel to be 13 years old. He was a mill worker. The family was living at Lisnahull, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone. Private Samuel Victor Lambe was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on the 1st July 1916, age 20.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 799077
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"
Local Memorial Details

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1 Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Holdfast Loyal Orange Lodge No 1620
2 Football Match 11 December 1915
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1 1901 Census lists Lambe family Lists John as age 5 living with the family at house 4 in Mullaghconor Glebe, Donaghmore
2 1911 Census lists Lambe family Lists John as age 13 living with the family at house 3 in Lisnahull, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone
3 2nd Presbyterian Dungannon Samuel Victor Lambe, killed in action.
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023