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Hognaston Derbyshire
John Lamb was born in 1890 in Hognaston Derbyshire and was the son of Thomas and Esther Lamb née Yates He married his wife Susan Marriott in 1908 , their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district. They lived at 5 Henry Street Hucknall Nottinghamshire he was the father of Thomas Lamb born 1911 in Lockington Leicestershire. In the 1911 census the family are living at Northfields Farm, Bingham, Nottinghamshire and are shown as John 26 yrs a farm labourer , he is living with his wife Susan 21 yrs and their son Thomas 3 months, also living with them is Rueben Marriott 13 yrs a nephew.
He was a farm labourer in 1911
08 Nov 1918
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  • MM MM Military Medal
  • Croix de Guerre Croix de Guerre Croix de guerre
Y 19th Trench Mortar Bty Royal Field Artillery
Sergeant John Lamb M.M., Croix de Guerre, enlisted at Nottingham, he served with 'Y' 19th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery, he died of wounds on 8th November 1918. He is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery, near Cambrai.
His decorations were presented to his two children in Hucknall on 14th July 1919.
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