Christopher Richard Thomas LAMBERT
Late of Ferntree Gully, Victoria
NSW Academy Class # ? ? ?
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # ‘ Q ‘ 6562
For the purposes of this website ‘Q’ represents those Police joining between 1 March 1862 ( commencement of NSWPF ) – 23 February 1915 ( Commencement of NSWPF current numbering system )
Rank: Commenced Training on ? ? ?
Probationary Constable- appointed 12 June 1893
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank = ?
Stations: NSW Mounted Police – Newtown, Pambula ( 1901 )
Service: From ? pre 12 June 1893? to ? ? 1902? = 9 years Service
Australian Imperial Force
Regiment: 23rd Reinforcements / 8 Light Horse Regiment
Enlisted: 7 September 1916 ( aged 44years, 10 months )( 6′ 1″ tall, 177 lbs, Chest 37.5 – 39.5″, Fresh complexion, Blue eyes, Grey hair, scar left knee )
Attestation: 27 November 1916 to 23/8 Light Horse. He did 18 months abroad.
Service # 3062
Rank: Trooper, Private, Temporary Corporal from 1 April 1917 to ?
Embarkation: at Melbourne per A 25 ” Anglo-Egyptian” on 31 January 1917
Age at embarkation: ?
Address: ‘Mitfer Lodge’, 15 Willan St, Brighton, Victoria
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs Bridget Agnes Lambert
Religion: Church of England
Single / Married: Married
Returned to Australia: 17 August 1918 – Rheumatism
Discharged: 3 September 1918
Awards: 1914 / 15 Star, British War Medal # 63103, Victory Medal # 61018
Police Awards: No Find on Australian Honours
Born: 28 October 1868, Baghmire, Galway, Ireland
Died on: Thursday 5 September 1957
Age: 89 years
Event location: ?, Windsor
Event date: ?
Funeral date: 9 September 1957
Funeral location: ?
Funeral Parlour: ?
Buried at: Ferntree Gully, Forest Rd, Ferntree Gully, Victoria
Grave location: Roman Catholic Section, B, 8, 10
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( April 2020 )
CHRISTOPHER is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 – 1930),
Saturday 8 June 1901, page 12
PUBLIC SERVICE GAZETTE
Constable Christopher Richard Thomas Lambert to act as clerk of Petty Sessions at Pambula;
Christopher was allotted, Lot 63A which consisted of 47 acres, 1 rod & 4 perches of land on 9 April 1923 in Blackwood Park Estate, the Parish of Scoresby, Victoria.
At this time he was residing at 17 Vaucluse St, ?, . He is married and 53 years of age at this time with no dependants.
When asked what his occupations was before the war ( WWI ), he stated ‘ Station life as Coufser? in Queensland.
He further states he has ” Practically lifelong since 1890, done farming, in Australia and also farmed in Ireland.”
In a report to the Secretary, Closer Settlement Board, dated 20 March 1929, it is stated that Lambert is not doing all that is desired under the Act. Lambert does as little as possible to comply.
Lambert was summoned to the Ferntree Gully Court for failure to obey the Act on the 30 November 1928 by keeping his holdings clear of blackberry bushes.