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George Lambert
Birth: Dec. 16, 1819
Death: Feb. 10, 1860

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Ireland, he received the award for his actions as a sergeant-major in the 84th Regiment of Foot of the British Army on three separate occasions in British India in 1857 while combating Indian mutineers. He was born in Markethill, County Armagh, Ireland. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "Sergeant Major Lambert (Indian Mutiny). For Distinguished bravery whilst serving, in three Battles, with Havelock's Column at Oonao, Bithoor and at the assault and capture of Lucknow, India. (i) On the 29th July, 1857 at Oonao, India, Sergeant-Major Lambert acted with Distinguished bravery. (ii) At Bithoor when the rebels were driven from a strong position, using bayonets on 16th August 1857. (iii) On the 25th of September 1857 at the passage through Lucknow, India, after its capture, to the Residency." In December 1858 he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant He died at Hillsborough Barracks in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England from a ruptured aortic aneurysm at the age of 40. His Victoria Cross is on display at The York and Lancaster Regiment Museum in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
Wardsend Cemetery
Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield
South Yorkshire, England
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Record added: Jul 21, 2005
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- poddop
 Added: Feb. 10, 2016
Thank you for your courage and valor in time of battle. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Jul. 29, 2015
Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Apr. 8, 2015
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