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Nottingham
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
33
38422
Private
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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