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Remains Of Newfounland Regiment Soldier Idetified After 103 Years

kkwd

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Private John Lambert has been identified as the soldier whose remains were found in Belgium in 2016. I have included his service documents from The Rooms archive in St. John's.
A curious point in the documents is on page 15 where vaccinations are recorded. It lists him as vaccinated on September 15th, a month after his death. But the entry is not initialed. They didn't even declare him a fatality until over a month after his death.
His final estate settlement was given to the family in April 1918 for the amount of $41.98. This would no doubt be his pay owing remaining and not any final government payments.
https://www.journalpioneer.com/news/canada/newfoundland-regiment-soldiers-remains-officially-identified-after-more-than-a-hundred-years-526181/
https://www.therooms.ca/sites/default/files/lambert_john_3026_0.pdf
 

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kkwd said:
A curious point in the documents is on page 15 where vaccinations are recorded. It lists him as vaccinated on September 15th, a month after his death. But the entry is not initialed. They didn't even declare him a fatality until over a month after his death.

Vaccinated in 1916.  Casualty in 1917.
 
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