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Retford, Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Thomas [1860-1938] and Elizabeth Gamble and the brother of Frederick and Sarah Alice Gamble [1894-1947]. In 1901, they lived at 76, Ashton Street, Dukinfiekd and in 1911 at 66, Guide Lane, Audenshaw (both Lancashire). Elizabeth Gamble died O/N/D/1918 aged 58 at Nottingham where the family apparently moved after 1911, perhaps through Thomas's work as a railway linesman. Sarah Alice Gamble married Reginald Watson at Nottingham J/A/S/1920. The Gambles presumably settled in Nottingham's Meadows district and placed Lawrence Ernest's name on the memorial at St Faith's.
Lawrence Gamble was a professional soldier in 1911 serving at Aldershot with 2nd Dragoon Guards (4867).
26 Oct 1917
26
458053 - CWGC Website
34106
Neasden, Middlesex
Private
14th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Lawrence Gamble enlisted at Hythe, Cheshire.
Hooge Crater Cemetery Grave Reference: IXA D 17 Inscriptions on the Gamble family grave at London Road Cemetery, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes: IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF DAD AND MOTHER THOMAS GAMBLE DIED MAY 12TH 1938, AGED 78 YEARS ELIZABETH GAMBLE DIED NOV 2ND 1918, AGED 58 YEARS ALSO LAWRENCE ERNEST SON OF THE ABOVE KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR OCT 20TH 1917, AGED 26 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF SARAH ALICE WATSON DIED JULY 26TH 1947 AGED 53 YEARS
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