According to his attestation papers dated March 21, 1916 at Toronto, Wallace Lambert of Algoma Street, Mimico was born on Apri 22, 1887 in Brighton, England. He listed his mother Jemima Lambert , Algoma Street Mimico as his next of kin. He indicated that he was a brass caster and that he was a member of the 13th Regiment. He was 28 years and 11 months of age and stood 5 feet 9 inches tall. He had brown eyes, dark hair and complexion. He was a member of the Church of England.
He was a Sapper.
He enlisted on the same day with his brother Harold who was also a Sapper.
In the 1921 Toronto City directory he is listed as a labourer living on the south side of Melrose Avenue, Mimico.