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LOWESTOFT WAR MEMORIAL, SURNAMES L

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LAMBERT Arthur George
Private PW/4812, 18th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 20 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of Edward George and Alice Kathleen Lambert, of 8, Windsor Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LAMBERT G L
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LAMBERT Herbert H W
Rifleman S/11926, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 25 September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly 7842, 9th Lancers. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LAMBERT Jeremiah Frederick
Private 41102, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in France 31 July 1917. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 3586, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel
LAMBERT

Samuel William

Private 57972, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 8 August 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 39. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Husband of Eleanor Isabella Gertrude Lambert, of 55, Lawson Rd., South Lowestoft. Worked in the C & E Morton Ltd, Factory, South Wharf, Lowestoft. Buried in BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 13. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft, C & E Morton Ltd

LANE Charles Edward
Private 8708, 1st Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 8 April 1917. Aged 29. Son of Henry James and Isabel Elizabeth Lane. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LANE Shales Frederick
Captain, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Son of Mrs. I. E. Lane, of The Hollies, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Buried in CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 11. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LANGLANDS Donald Victor
[Memorial books list his service no. as J/166802] Able Seaman J/11665, H.M.S. "Loyal", Royal Navy. Died from wounds sustained in action off the Dutch Coast on the 17 October 1914 when four German Torpedo Boats were sunk. Aged 19. Born 21 January 1895 in Norwich, Norfolk. Son of John and Alexandra Langlands, of 500, London Rd., Lowestoft. In the 1901 census he is aged 6, born Norwich, Norfolk, resident with his parets, John T and Alexandra, at The Hermitage, Layham, Cosford, Suffolk. Prior to enlistment he was a Gardener's Assistant. Enlisted 21 January 1913 for 12 years, heght 5 feet 7 inches, chest 35½ inches, brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion. Buried in LOWESTOFT (KIRKLEY) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section N. Grave 91. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LARTER Arthur
Private 12854, 10th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of gas poisoning. Invalided out of service. Married Rose Low at Mutford 9 April 1916, separated 12 April 1916. Next of kin listed as Mrs A. Larter, of 39 Trafalgar Street, Lowestoft. Home service 31 August 1914 to 22 September 1915, France 23 September 1915 to 31 December 1915, home service 1 January 1916 to 7 August 1916, dishcharged as no longer physically fit for service 7 August 1916. Gas poisoning 20 December 1915. Height 5 feet 4¾ inches, chest 33½ inches, pale complexion, blue eyes, ginger hair; religious denomination Church of England. Attested, aged 21, 31 August 1914 at Drill Hall, Lowestoft. Grinder by trade. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
LARTER Frederick
Lance Corporal 3/9681, 1/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France 1 November 1918. Born Halesworth, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of S. A. Larter, of 28, Kimberley Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in DON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, ANNOEULLIN, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 20. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LARTER William Frederick
Private 200626, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April, 1917. Aged 20. Born Blundiston, Suffolk, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Larter, of 62, Stanford St., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Andrews
LAYTON Cecil Sydney
Private 43760, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 26 September 1917. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 2062, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot LXVII. Row H. Grave 29. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LAYTON G
Private, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Duplicate entry in memorial book.
LEABON Archie [Gordon]
Second Hand 18271DA, H.M.P.M.S. "Ascot", Royal Naval Reserve. Lost his life in H.M. Paddle Minesweeper "Ascot" believed sunk with all hands 10 November 1918. Born 9 April 1890 in Oulton Broad. Husband of Nellie Leabon, of 27arwarden Terrace, Oulton Road, Lowestfot. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 30. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LEE Albert E
Private 201061, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died in Belgium 2 April 1919. Formerly Private 3557, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment attached Army Service Corps. Emabrked France 27 October 1915. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot V. Row D. Grave 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Andrews
LING William
Corporal 8008, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in Action in France 14 March 1915. Born St Margaret's, Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LINGWOOD Charles Frederick
Gunner 113315, Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds 23 September 1918 at home. Aged 28. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section 15. Grave 369. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LITTLEWOOD Alexander aka Alex
Private 12630, 10th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died from Shell shock March 1918 [memorial book states gas poisoning]. Aged 36. Born St Margaret's, Lowestoft. Enlisted 8 September 1914, discharge with shell shock 26 July 1916, aged 34 years 10 months. Labourer by trade. Resident with his wife Eva Clara Littlewood (nee Holland) at 213 Raglan Street, Lowestoft; married 9 November 1902; 5 children. Next of kin Mrs Littlewood of 48 South Well Road, South Lowestoft. Height 5 feet 7¾ inches, chest 36 inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, weight 168lbs. Silver badge issued 3 July 1917. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LITTLEWOOD Walter [George]
Lance Corporal 267120, 2/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamhsire Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Enlisted Lowestfot. Formerly 1504, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LONG F C
Royal Air Force. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LONG

Frederick Charles

Trimmer 4182TS, H.M. Drifter "Launch Out", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 26th October 1916, Aged 17. Son of George and Emma Long, of 31, St. Peter's Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 20. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

Note: H.M. Drifter Launch Out built 1909, 67 tons. Hired 1915. Sunk by gunfire from German destroyers in the Dover Strait 27th October 1916. She was part of the large fleet that maintained the net barrage across the Dover Strait to prevent German submarines passing westward into the Channel. They were also equipped to attack U Boats as well as maintain the barrage.

Launch Out was in company with the drifters Young Crow, EBC, Ajax II, Mishe Nahama and IFS in the vicinity of 9a buoy along the barrage when they were attacked by the destroyers. Ajax II and Launch Out were sunk, EBC was damaged. Buoy 9a was at the southern end of the Sandettie Bank.

LONG James Edward
Quartermaster, H.M.H.S. "Glenart Castle" (Southampton), Mercantile Marine. Sunk by enemy 26 February 1918. Aged 43. Husband of Florence Grace Long, of St. Michael's Infant School House, St. Albans. Born at Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LOWE Ernest Paul
Sapper 187521, 26th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21 April 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 37. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk. Son of Robert and Agnes Lowe, of 2, Parkholme Terrace, High St., Lowestoft; husband of Clara Gertrude Lowe, of 87, St. Margaret's Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly 35444, Gloucestershire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
LOYNES

Charles William

Private 24494, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23rd November 1917. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Charles Henry and Elizabeth Loynes, of 5, Trafalgar St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

LYTHABY Denny James Crickmore
Private 15537, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed inaction in France 16 September 1918. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Hannah Rebecca Lythaby, of 70, Whapland Rd., Beach, Lowestoft, and the late Thomas Lythaby. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

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