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Private Stanley CHANDLER, G/840, 6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 20th September 1915, age 19.

Born Galley Hill, Gravesend, Kent, son of Arthur George and Jane Chandler, of 9 William Road, Swanscombe, Kent.


1911 Census - 9 Milton Road, Myrtle Villas, Swanscombe, Greenhithe, Kent - Arthur G Chandler, head, age 45, married, locomotive engine driver, cement works, born Erith, Kent; Jane Chandler, wife, age 43, married 22 years, 11 children, 10 still alive, born Longfield, Kent; Winifred M Chandler, daughter, age 20, general servant domestic, born Swanscombe, Kent; Sidney G Chandler, son, age 17, single, general labourer, cement works,  born Swanscombe, Kent; Christopher Chandler, son, age 16, single, general labourer, cement works,  born Swanscombe, Kent; Stanley Chandler, son, age 14, butchers assistant, born Swanscombe, Kent; Hilda L Chandler, daughter, age 12, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Rosamond Chandler, daughter, age 10, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Frank N Chandler, son, age 8, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Lily Chandler, daughter, age 2, born Swanscombe, Kent.


Enlisted Gravesend, Kent.

1st June 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, IV. F. 3A., Pas de Calais, France. Commemorated on Swanscombe War Memorial.


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