The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W Chambers


Photograph by "Steve N"

Private William  CHAMBERS, G/31626, 7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 36700, Border Regiment),  killed in action, Flanders France, 2nd September 1918.

Born Whittington, Herefordshire, son of James Chambers.

1911 Census - 64 Park Street, Hereford - James Chambers, head, age 48, married, builders labourer, born Yarkhill, Herefordshire; Sarah Jane Chambers, wife, age 45, married 26 years, 9 children, all still alive, house duty, born Westhide, Herefordshire; James Chambers, son, age 15, single, shop assistant, boot dealers, born Yarkhill, Herefordshire; Alfred Henry Chambers, son, age 14, errand boy, jewellers,  born Yarkhill, Herefordshire; William Chambers, son, age 12, school boy, born Weston Beggard, Herefordshire; Edna May Chambers, daughter, age 7, school, born Weston Beggard, Herefordshire; Margrett Agness Chambers, daughter, age 5, school, born Putley, Herefordshire.

Enlisted Hereford, Herefordshire.

Buried at  Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, III. D. 9., Somme, France.

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