The following records have been discerned for Private Frank George S Lambourne by Jennifer Layne for the BHCARA British Home Child Registry. Son of Mary Ann Tabitha Thomas (Long) and Frank Lambourne.
London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
Name: Frank Lambourne, Barge Builder
Estimated birth year: abt 1859
Spouse: Mary Ann Tabitha Thomas
Spouse Age: 23
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 20 Oct 1889
Parish: St Leonard St Mary, Bromley
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: Charles Lambourne, Surveyor
Spouse Father: Stephen Thomas, Police Officer
Register Type: Parish Register
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Frank George S Lambourne
Registration Year: 1890
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Poplar
Inferred County: London
1891 English Census records place the family of Mary A (25) and Frank Lambourne (32) in Milton, Kent, England. In residence is their son Frank (1) and Elizabeth (76) and Josiah Edmonds (69) Visitors who are living on their own means. Frank is a Barge Builder by trade.
1901 English Census records place widowed Mary Ann Lambourne (34) in East Ham, Essex, England. In residence are her children Frank (11), Rose (9), Alfred (6), Sydney (3) and Edmond (1).
Library and Archives Canada
Item: Frank LAMBOURNE
Given Name(s): Frank
Port of Departure: Liverpool
Date of Departure: 1905-10-05
Port of Arrival: Quebec
Date of Arrival: 1905-10-14
Year of Arrival: 1905
Party: Childrens Home & Orphanage
Destination: Hamilton, Ontario
Comments: 33 children from the Childrens Home and Orphanage Party, London, going to the Childrens Home, Hamilton, Ontario.
Type of Records: Passenger Lists
Microfilm Reel Number: T-486
Children travelling together: Q05BK
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Reference: RG 76 C1a
Item Number: 59213
1911 English Census records place the family of remarried Mary Ann (44) and William Long (59) at 1 West View Terrace Star Road, Caversham, Henley, Oxfordshire, England. In residence were their children Harry Long (19) and Rose Lambourne (19) and Edward Lambourne (11). William worked as a Lath Render, while Mary Ann worked as a Domestic and Harry worked as a Lath Render.
Attestation papers were signed 22 Sep 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec. Frank George Lambourne was born 24 Mar 1890 in Eastbourne, England. He was a Labourer by trade. His Next of Kin was Mrs. Mary Long of Reading, England. He appeared to be 23 years and 6 months of age, 5'9" in height with blue eyes and light brown hair. He had 3 vaccination marks on his left arm. His religion was noted as Church of England.
Commonwealth War Graves Registers and Circumstances of Casualty states that Frank Died of Wounds after suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen at No. 16 Ambulance Train.
His Next of Kin was Mrs. Mary Long of 11 West View Terrace, Reading, Berkshire, England. That was later changed to 40 Shaftsbury Road, Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, England.
Find A Grave Memorial# 12035199