William Avon Lamb

This post is about my great-grandfather, William Avon Lamb.  As a child, I grew up with a large oil painting portrait of William Avon looking down (through his spectacles) on me me as I walked through the hall of the house.  This painting had been commissioned by Will's Tobacco Company to hang in their boardroom, …

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John Horace Charles Lamb

John Horace Charles Lamb This post is about my Grandfather, John Horace Charles Lamb.  I've used his personal accounts, official records - including his full military record and unit War Diaries, along with photographs, (all the photographs below, unless otherwise stated, are his or taken by him), telegrams and letters and other public sources of …