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1911 census - 2 Newmarket Road Bulwell Nottingham - Thomas Chambers, head, 35; Clara, wife, 36; Thomas, son, 13, school; Minnie, daur, 10; Albert, son, 7; Annie, daur, 5; CWGC - Son of Thomas and Clara Chambers of 2 Newmarket Road, Bulwell, Nottingham.
05 Jun 1918
578355 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
65902 Lance Corporal Thomas Chambers entered theatre after 1 January 1916 and was posted to 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nott's and Derby Regiment). Thomas could have been wounded at any time up to and including the 5 July 1918 as the Battle of the Aisne 1918, raged. The 1st battalion had all but ceased to exist by 5 June with casualties and missing totalling, 680 all ranks. This left 110 all ranks left.
Soldiers Died in the Great War - Chambers Thomas, born Nottingham, enlisted Derby, abode Bulwell Nott's, 65902, L/Cpl, died of wounds, France and Flanders, 5/6/18. Vailly British Cemetery - I. AA. 8 Thomas's remains would have been brought to this cemetery after the Armistice.
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