Regiment : H.M. Submarine E37 Royal Navy
Service number : J3198
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 3rd December 1916 aged 24
Buried : Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England, Panel 11.
Relatives : Son of Mary Edgcombe, of Fernhill Heath, Worcester.
Memorial : Fernhill Heath War Memorial Hall Roll of Honour
Also appears on : Hindlip St James's Church surname spelt Edgecombe. Hindlip School surname spelt Edgecombe.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for navy casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
Submarine E37 was lost in the North Sea due to an unknown cause on 3rd December 1916.
A photograph of Leading Seaman L.H. Edgcumbe of Fernhill Heath can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 30th December 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Lambert Edgcombe has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Plymouth Naval Memorial.