Lamb Bertram Corporal 4466998

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Personnel Entry

Sgt B Lamb's CWGC headstone.
Sgt B Lamb's CWGC headstone.

Name Lamb Bertram
Army number 4466998
Rank Corporal
Date of birth Born Birmingham 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - enlistment date not yet known. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 while with 11th Battalion DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet known.
Promotions Sgt.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Birmingham. Husband of Dorothy Margaret Lamb, Furnace, Llanelly. Buried Grave IV. E. 19. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI

From the information gathered it appears that Cpl Lamb was one of the many men from the Brigade who married locally when the Brigade was stationed in South Wales.