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John Lamb

In memory of:

Sergeant John Lamb

July 25, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


16th Bn.

Additional Information


March 31, 1891

Son of William and Clementina Lamb, of Chellaston, Derby, England.

Commemorated on Page 444 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Vl. D. 25.


Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N 17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D 60 (first CWGC sign here). Travel along the D 60 into Roclincourt village, for approximately one kilometre, to a right turn (direction St Nicholas). Take this road for approximately 175 metres to a lane on the right. The ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres away at the foot of this lane.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– This is a brass memorial plaque inside St Peter's Church, Chellaston,  England, the village near Derby in which John Lamb was born.  He enlisted on 11th August 1915 at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and was a butcher by trade.
  • War Memorial– This is the village war memorial inside the lich-gate to St Peter's Church, Chellaston on which John Lamb's name is also commemorated (6th name down from the top).
  • Church– This view of St Peter's Church, Chellaston shows the lich-gate at the edge of the pavement where the village war memorial is sited.

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