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james lambton 1884

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Linda

Linda Report 22 Jan 2013 19:32

could anyone help me find service records for my great grandad, i have been told he was in the army but no nothing else, james came from usworth washington, this would have come under chester le street then

also looking for my grandad john robert lambtons service records, i have been told he may have been in durham light infentory he was bourn usworth washington 1915. :-)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Jan 2013 19:48

Linda, is this your James in 1911?

LAMBTON, James Head Married M 27 1884 Coal Miner Onsetter At Staper Durham Washington
LAMBTON, Margaret Jane Wife Married2 years F 25 1886 Durham High Usworth
LAMBTON, John Joseph Brother Single M 38 1873 Colliery Lamp Examiner Above Ground Durham Hetton Le Hole
TAYLOR, John Brother In Law Single M 18 1893 Coal Mier Shifter Durham High Usworth

RG number: RG14 Piece: 30138
Reference: RG14PN30138 RG78PN1739 RD554 SD2 ED21 SN59
Registration District: Chester Le Street
Sub District: Harraton
Enumeration District: 21
Parish: Washington

Address: 121 Spout Lane Washington Village County: Durham

(Could you delete your other thread?)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Jan 2013 20:05

Not seeing any service records for James, but over 60% of WW1 records were destroyed in WW2.

Linda

Linda Report 22 Jan 2013 20:23

yes this is him thanks

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 22 Jan 2013 23:03

WW2 service records have to be applied for

http://www.veterans-uk.info/service_records/army.html

Vera

Vera Report 22 Jan 2013 23:15

John
Last name: LAMBTON ????

Calculated year of birth: 1879
Parish of birth: Ushworth
Town of birth: Sunderland
County of birth: Durham
Age at attestation: 21 years
Attestation date: 6 April 1900
Attestation corps: Northumberland Fusiliers
Attestation soldier number: 6583
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps:
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO97 / 5305 / 117


It shows next of kin Brother Matthew Lambton, Johns Street Thornby, Durham.

I don't think this one is yours. !!!


Regards Vera