Ray Lambert, US army medic wounded on D-Day, dies aged 100

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Lambert also took part in invasions of north Africa and SicilyAlabama native was in first wave at Omaha Beach in 1944

Ray Lambert, a US army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day and was saluted by a president on the 75th anniversary of the battle, died on Friday. He was 100.

Lambert died at home in Seven Lakes, North Carolina, with his wife and daughter by his side, said neighbor and friend Dr Darrell Simpkins. The physician, who accompanied Lambert to France in June 2019, said the veteran succumbed to an aggressive form of facial cancer and congestive heart failure.

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