Ambler Joseph Robert Pte 6151036
Name Ambler Joseph Robert
Army number 6151036
Date of birth Born South-East London, birth probably registered Q2 1923, St Olave, London.
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the East Surrey Regiment, enlisted 12/2/1942. Underwent Basic Training. Transferred to the Somerset Light Infantry 21/6/1943. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1944, thought to have been posted to the 11th Battalion DLI. Served Normandy. Posted 10th Battalion DLI - exact date not yet known. KILLED in ACTION with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry 23/6/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 23-Jun-44. Initially interred at St. Pierre, Map 7F/1 1/50,000 reference 849,684. Reburied 22/5/1945 in Grave I. G. 10. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads: IN LOVING MEMORY. DO NOT ASK IF WE MISS HIM. CAN WE E'ER FORGET HIS DEAR FAMILIAR FACE.
Home address Resident of South-East London at the time of his death. Son of Robert Richard and Jane Ambler, Bermondsey, London.
Source table 10DLI
The DLI Roll of Honour shows Pte Ambler's forenames as Robert Joseph. Confirmation of the correct sequence of forenames, and his birth date, are required.