The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant W H Chambers


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Sergeant William Henry CHAMBERS, TF/212,  "H" Company, 1/5th. Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died (of heat stroke contracted while on active service), 31st May 1915, Jhansi, India, age 46.

Born  West Malling, Kent.

Husband of Alice Maud Chambers, (nee Dickinson), of 82, Kingsley Road, Maidstone, Kent. 


1911 Census - 4 Devonshire Terrace, Sutton at Hone, Kent - William Henry Chambers, head, age 42, married, plumber, paper mills, born West Malling, Kent; Alice Maud Chambers, wife, age 45, married 21 years, 6 children, 4 still alive, born Maidstone, Kent; Albert Henry Chambers, son, age 19, single, clerk, paper mills, born Loose near Maidstone, Kent; Herbert William Chambers, son, age 17, single, beaterman's assistant, paper mills, born Loose near Maidstone, Kent; Dorothy Frances Chambers, daughter, age 14, school, born Loose near Maidstone, Kent; Edith Mildred Chambers, daughter, age 12, school, born Loose near Maidstone, Kent; Ada Cooke, boarder, age 36, single, charwoman, paper mills, born Swanscombe, Kent.


Enlisted South Darenth Kent.

Buried in Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery.

Commemorated at Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai, Face 20., India


NOTE : Regimental History shows name as CHAMBERS W H; Soldiers Died in the Great War shows name as CHAMBERS William Henry; CWGC website show name as CHAMBERS Herbert William


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