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.