William Edmund Chambers (c.1898-1915)

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William Edmund Chambers

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM EDMUND. Private. No 12016. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Boston, Lincolnshire. Came to Huddersfield in 1910. Son of Mr and Mrs G. E. Chambers, 14 Lindley Street, Longwood. Had also resided at Kirkburton and Ramsden Mill Lane, Linthwaite. Was an apprentice in the tool-room of Messrs J. Hopkinson and Company, Birkby. Was a member of the St. John Ambulance Association. Attended Milnsbridge Baptist Sunday School. Enlisted August, 1914, and sailed for the Dardenelles on 2.7.1915. Died from Enteric Fever and pneumonia at Alexandria, 12.11.1915, aged 17 years. Buried CHATBY WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 7.
ROH:- Longwood War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission