Lambert Raymond Dumask
American Legion Post 480 Charter Member
- Served: 1944 – 1946
- World War II in Pacific Fleet aboard USS Merrick, AKA 97
- Landing Craft Motor Mechanic, CM Division
The USS Merrick was a troop carrier with landing craft. Lambert was originally trained as a radioman, but did not get to use his skills. Following discharge, he worked for the US Postal service in Fort Wayne, Indiana, until he retired as a US Post Office Supervisor. Lambert had 3 children and lived in Indiana. He grew up in Presque Isle, Wisconsin during the logging era of the 1930’s. He became an avid coin and stamp collector and continued to be a “bookworm”. Member of the American Legion Post 47 for over 60 years.
Deceased 3-31-2018. Interred Lakeside Cemetery Fremont, Ind.