Other names: Henry Stephen
Locations in this story: Sands Lane, Donhead St. Andrew, WiltshireFrance & FlandersEgyptFovant, Wiltshire
Story: Henry Stephen Lampard was born on 12th February 1888 at Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, the son of Cicely Lampard. (The name of the father is not known). He lived his entire life, except for the period of military service, at Sands Lane, Donhead St. Andrew. He married Ella Elsie Mullins at Donhead St. Andrew on 25th March 1913 and they went on to have three children. Henry enlisted on 5th June 1916 and was mobilized on 16th July 1916 when he joined the 1st Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry as a Private (Service Nos. 5343 & 301369) with whom he served in France & Flanders from 1 Jul 1917 until 7 May 1919. He later transferred to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (Service No. 55332) and served with them in Egypt guarding a Prisoner of War Camp. Whilst there he suffered from the Influenza pandemic of the time. He at sometime held the rank of Lance Corporal but this is not reflected on his medal records. He was discharged on 20th January 1920 and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. The 1921 Census gives his address still as Sands Lane, Donhead St. Andrew, working as a General Labourer for the Military at Fovant, Wiltshire. By the 1939 Register was at the same address now a Roadman for the Wiltshire County Council. He died on 26th February, 1963 at Donhead St. Andrew and was buried in the local cemetery.