Other names: Henry Charles
Locations in this story: Sedgehill, WiltshireHanover Square, LondonPontrilas, HerefordshireNotting Hill, LondonFrance & FlandersPloegsteert Memorial, Belgium
Story: Henry Charles Lampard was born in Sedgehill, Wiltshire, in 1893 the son of Arthur Lampard and Anna Eliza Lampard (nee Lush). He lived his early life with his parents at 1 Street Lane Cottages, Sedgehill, Wiltshire. By 1911 he had moved to 7, Grosvenor Street, St. George, Hanover Square, London, employed as a servant to the family of Col. Henry Crompton-Roberts. He enlisted on 17 Nov 1915 and was mobilized on 8 Feb 1916 joining the 48th Provisional Battalion of the Herefordshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 4279). He married Ada Louisa Ashby on 3 Jun 1916 at St. Peter, Notting Hill, London. There were no children of the marriage. He was transferred to the 4th Battalion of the Monmouthshire Regiment (Service No. 315217). He was killed in action in Belgium on 12 Apr 1918 and is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.