Ray Lambert
Ray Lambert was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who was honored for saving many lives on D-Day.

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Published by La Crosse Tribune on Apr. 14, 2021.
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I think a true hero doesn’t even realize how much they have done.Ive been reading his book and I’m halfway through and i already see he is a tru hero
Jim Burnett
May 3, 2021
Twee jaar geleden 2019 sprak ik een man aan, wat later bleek Ray Lambert op het stand van Omaha Beach, over de waterhoogte toen hij lande. Toen wij in gesprek waren, vroeg hij aan mij of ik met hem op de foto wou. Dit vond ik zeer bijzonder, daar heel veel bezoekers van D-Day aan de nog aanwezige veteranen vroegen om met hun op de foto te mogen. Maar hij vroeg mij. Mijn gesprek met hem werd helaas onderbroken door een televisie ploeg. Wat een bijzonder man,
Bert Franssen
Acquaintance
May 2, 2021
Robert, Brenda & myself were so incredibally pleased to have seen our President Donald Trump turn around & pay respect to Ray on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. I am so proud to have called Ray, my Godfather! Although time & distance had separate us, memories of Ray & Estelle on the lake well always be with me. Ray, along with his best friend Albion are my heros. Why did the world take so long to know? Condolences to Linda & the family of Arnold. We love you all, just like family. Just like. ~the Wallace's
Robert (Bobby) Albion Wallace Jr.
Family
April 22, 2021
Thank you for your service to our country
RIP Mr. Lambert
April 19, 2021
Rare and unimaginable courage in the face of one of the most appalling horrors in human existence. Such individuals as Sgt. Ray Lambert who lived through that heroic invasion were surely under the protection of the Almighty. May he and those comrades in arms he lost that day rest in eternal peace.
RS
April 19, 2021
Think of all that has to happen in life, for two people to meet at precisely the right time, to become friends half way around the world. Ray and I met literally by chance, June 6, 2019 at the Normandy American Cemetery while I was retrieving a wheelchair for my mother. Upon returning with it to her, there was Ray, and asked if that was for him. I took one look at his famous “D Day” survivor hat and didn’t hesitate to offer it to him. I then wheeled him up to the VIP entrance past military brass and officials like we owned the place (he did, I didn’t!) and snapped a quick photo before parting ways. That brief encounter led to a friendship that lasted until his passing. I’ll be a little selfish here and remind Ray, it may have taken 75 years, but the Marines finally got to Omaha Beach and helped you out. We love you and shall miss you. God Speed my friend. Your sacrifice and devotion to your country shall never be forgotten.
Christopher Sanchez
Friend
April 18, 2021
The Intuitive bravery you showed us on D-Day... says a lot about the Man you were. You have inspired those who have heard your story and you will continue to inspire those yet to come. My condolences to your family and friends.
Dorothy Wawryck
Acquaintance
April 18, 2021
A TRUE AMERICAN HERO

I opened my old dusty dictionary
looked up the definition
for the hallowed word
HERO
and there was your name
RAY LAMBERT
A TRUE AMERICAN HERO

Thank you for your service
God bless, rest in PEACE
Son of a World War II Army Veteran
Poet Ray A. Chavez
April 18, 2021
Linda Tracy
April 18, 2021
I had the privilege of meeting and caring for Mr. Lambert recently and hearing him share some memories. He was truly a man of God and a ray of sunshine because of that. Many prayers for his family and friends during this time of sorrow. He is wearing a Halo now and walking in Heaven with God.
Janet Collins
April 18, 2021
I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Lambert recently and he was truly a man of God. I had the honor of taking care of him, and talking with him and will treasure hearing his stories. Many prayers for his family and friends at this time of sorrow. Mr. Lambert is wearing a Halo in Heaven now and walking with God.
Janet Collins
April 18, 2021
With sincere condolences to the Lambert family. A great human being has gone to rest. May it help to know that family, friends and many others, are praying for the family as you mourn the loss of your beloved, Ray Lambert.
April 18, 2021
Truly a servant of GOD
April 18, 2021
Alishia
April 17, 2021
I knew him and his son Arnold. Our country is a better place because of them. With great respect i say Goodbye.
Barry Elliott
Friend
April 17, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mr. Lambert. Your patriotism, compassion, determination and concern for your fellow soldiers has not gone unnoticed. Yours was a life well lived and you were an example to us all.
James Moore
April 17, 2021
My condolences to Ray Lambert's family. May the sorrow of your loss return to joy as you frequently share your happy memories of this good man. Be glad that he had so many years with you after surviving The Longest Day in world history. Be very proud to know that those veterans that the rest of us call "heroes" say that the Combat Medics were the Real Heroes of WW2.
Rey Criollo
April 16, 2021
God Bless Men like Ray, the United States Military and the United States of America.
Thank you Ray,
Chip D'Angelo
Friend
April 16, 2021
A great and noble man. May he rest forever in peace
Geoffrey Abrams
April 16, 2021
Thank you and so many others of the greatest generation. My uncle was also a medic on D-DAY.
April 16, 2021
At this difficult time, may God sustain you in your loss.
Mary
Neighbor
April 16, 2021
An American HERO. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. And for our freedom you provided.
Melissa A
April 16, 2021
Solider Medic Lambert exemplified American grit and bravery under hostile fire. I strongly suggest he be awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor.
Andrew Kelhart
April 16, 2021
RIP Ray . Not only did Ray help save many live on D-Day, he helped save our nation and all the things this great nation stands for .
Greg Williams SFCA
greg williams
Friend
April 16, 2021
May God sustain you during this time of grief.
April 15, 2021
Ray Lambert was a true American hero who put his life on the line to save other soldiers, which he felt was his duty. Our nation and the Army were fortunate that men like Mr. Lambert did their duty,he was humble and dedicated to assisting his fellow soldiers in the 1st Infantry Division on D-Day , when they landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy, to liberate Europe from evil ,so long ago during WW11! God bless and R.I.P.
Peter Cullen
Acquaintance
April 15, 2021
Thank you for your service.
Peter Jones, MSgt USAF(ret)
April 15, 2021
Kent Sivadge
April 15, 2021
Carol Sivadge
April 15, 2021
My condolences.
April 15, 2021
Thank you for your service sir may you rest in peace. I remember hearing your stories narrated by Sam Elliot and they were amazing. Your a true American hero god bless you sir.
Daniel Williams
April 15, 2021
I never had the privilege of meeting Mr. Lambert, but I sure do wish that I had!! So, I could have shook his hand and thanked him for his service/sacrifice/bravery, for saving all of the lives that he did!! H was a true Hero!! Thoughts/Condolences/Prayers to his Family and friends!! GOD bless 'each' one of them!! Rest-In-Peace Mr. Ray Lambert!!
Ronald Bredemeyer
Friend
April 15, 2021
Mr. Ray Lambert personifies "The Greatest Generation"...My thoughts and prayers to his family at this sad time.
Les Breese
April 15, 2021
Thank you. Your acts of heroism, along with many of your fellow soldiers, literally saved the world from tyranny.
And after returning home you worked hard , helping to build our great economy, and raised a family. We can not thank you enough. God bless you, and God bless your loved ones.
R. Kronner
April 15, 2021
You are a true hero. My condolences to the family. Thank you for your service
Missy Sievers
Michelle M Sievers
April 15, 2021
My condolences go out to the family of Ray Lambert. He will be missed.
Taylor
April 15, 2021
A true American hero RIP.
Michael Young
April 15, 2021
Rest easy sir. Prayers for peace to you’re family and friends.
Meigan Garrick
April 15, 2021
All is well safely rest God is nigh.You are HONORED sir .
Rose Baird
April 15, 2021
Mr. Lambert, Honor and respect to you and all the sacrifices you made for this great country. Thank you for all you did in WWII.
April 15, 2021
Thank you Ray for your service. God’s blessing on you.
Brownie
April 14, 2021
Will be remembered for how you served your country during World War II.
Stephanie Schell
April 14, 2021
Scott Chamberland
April 14, 2021
Will be remembered for how he served his country during World War II.
Stephanie D Schell
April 14, 2021
Thanks for the courage and guts he showed on a day he stood for the US and the world.
fred davis
Friend
April 14, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this difficult period.
April 14, 2021
Rest Ray, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation. U.S. Army, WWII. So go you now Ray to a place only heroes see.
Harry Simpson
April 14, 2021