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War Graves Commission headstone at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Kimberley Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Frederick and Harriet Chambers and the brother of Harry, Albert, Frederick Ernest, Arthur, Lois, Enoch, John, Mary and Martha Gladys Chambers. In 1911 they lived at 24 Noel Street Kimberley Nottinghamshire.
In 1911 he was a miner (ganger).
16 Jul 1917
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Sapper
257th Tunnelling Coy Royal Engineers
Sapper Frank Chambers, served with the 257th Tunnelling Company Royal Engineers, he died of wounds on 16th July 1916. He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium.Grave Reference: I J 42
In memoriam published 16th July 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CHAMBERS. – In ever-loving memory of Sapper Frank Chambers, R.E., who died of wounds in France [sic] July 16th, 1916. He passed away early in life, he was loving, kind, and true, a credit to those he left behind, and was loved by all he knew. Too dearly loved to be forgotten. – From his sorrowing mother, father, brothers, and sisters (Creswell).” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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War Graves Commission headstone at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Frank Chambers - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle