1Lt Frederick E. Lambert
 

October 3, 1918 - November 22, 1944

New York - Germany


 


Frederick E. Lambert was born on October 3, 1918 and from Delaware County, New York. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. John J. Lambert. He had one brother named John.

He received his education in Walton schools, graduating from high school in 1937. He enlisted in Co. F of the National Guard, and when the guard was federalized in October, 1940, he had advanced to the rank of sergeant. He was selected for officer training, and on completion of the course at the Officer Candidate school at Fort Benning, Georgia, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry.

Before going to England, he was promoted to the rank of first lieutenant. He took part in the invasion and liberation of France and Belgium.

On October 14, 1944, he was wounded when shrapnel from mortar fire hit him in the face and shoulder, but after a short convalescence, he was returned to duty. He was killed in Germany on November 22, 1944.




 

120th Infantry Regiment

30th Infantry Division

 

1Lt Frederick E. Lambert is buried at Margraten American Military Cemetery, Plot C Row 5 Grave 7.


Margraten, The Netherlands

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Acknowledgements:
Mrs. Joyce Riedinger

Sources:
Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site
 

Directions to Margraten American Military Cemetery

Updated 9 November 2008


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