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1901; Father, William age 51. Born in Nottingham. Occupation Beer Off Shop Keeper. Mother, Ann age 59. Born in Lowdham, Nottingham. Harry employed by the family as a Shop Assistant. Address, 221 Arkwright Street, Meadows. 1911; William, Ann & Harry as above. Sister, Annie Cawthorne age 37, brother in law, David Cawthorne age 46. Occupation Iron Turner. Annie & David born in Nottingham.Address 1 Bunbury Street, Meadows.
03 Mar 1917
1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Chambers was killed in action as the British army followed up the withdrawal of the Germans to the newly-built Hindenburg Line. His body was never recovered but his name was commemorated on the Arras memorial.
In memoriam published 3rd May 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CHAMBERS. – In loving memory of Pte. H. S. Chambers, Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action May 3rd, 1917, only son of Mrs. A. E. Chambers and the late W. W. Chambers, 1, Bunbury-street. – From his sorrowing mother and sister Annie and David.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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