Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Lambard Crescent
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- Street Name: Lambard Crescent
Name of Veteran: William Walter Lambard 1919-Dec. 13, 1939
Rank: Royal Marine
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: November 2000
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: Yes
William was born in 1919 to Walter and Kate Lambard. He was one of the seven men who died while serving the Ajax at the Battle of the River Plate. William was twenty years old.
A tree was planted by council in memory of Royal Marine Lambard under the Millennium Tree Planting Project. The dedication ceremony was held as part of the nearby Southwood Public School’s Remembrance Day activities on November 10, 2000.
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