The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W J Chaffer


Private William John CHAFFER, G/25342, 7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, on or since, 1st June 1917.

Born Merdon, Sussex, son of Thomas & Frances Martha Chaffer.

16th June 1888, Baptism, Birdham, Sussex, of William John Chaffer, son of Thomas & Frances Martha Chaffer.

1911 Census - Chilgrove, near Chichester, Sussex - Thomas Chaffer, head, age 51, married, agricultural labourer, born Sidlesham, Sussex; Frances Chaffer, wife, age 51, married 29 years, 12 children, 10 still alive, born Hampshire; William Chaffer, son, age 22, single, agriculture labourer, born Birdham, Sussex; Harriett Chaffer, daughter, age 17, single, born West Wittering, Sussex; Edward Chaffer, son, age 14, blacksmith improver, born Chilgrove, Sussex; Albert Chaffer, son, age 12, school, born Chilgrove, Sussex; Alice Chaffer, daughter, age 10, school, born Chilgrove, Sussex.

Enlisted Horsham, Sussex.  Resided Haslemere, Sussex.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, Pas de Calais, France.

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