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Pfc Paul B Lambert

Pfc Paul B Lambert

Memphis Technical High School 1943

134th Infantry Regiment - HQ Company 2nd Battalion

Paul Brantley Lambert, son of Ollie Dewey and Lola Mildred (Brantley) Lambert, was born March 8, 1925 in Forrest City, Arkansas. He registered for the draft March 8, 1943. At the time he was attending Ouachita College in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He joined Company E, 134th Infantry Regiment from the 38th Replacement Battalion September 21, 1944 when the unit was North of Nancy, France and transferred to Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion September 25, 1944. He was promoted to Private First Class November 19, 1944. Pfc Paul B Lambert was initially reported missing and later confirmed killed in action December 16, 1944. He was part of a mine laying detail that was enroute to an area northeast of Habkirchen, Germany where mines were to be laid when he was killed by shrapnel as the result of a direct artillery hit on his position. His death was confirmed by other members of the mine laying party. He is buried at Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee.


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