|Joseph Patrick Chambers Barnsley Chronicle 5th January 1918 |
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Enlisted: October 1914
Entered Theatre of War: 15th January 1915
Regiment and Battalion: Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st/4th Battalion
Service number and rank: 3/2760 Lance Corporal
Awards: The Victory Medal, The British War Medal and the 1915 star.
Death: 20th October 1917 aged 37
CWGC Remembered: Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel Reference: 108 to 111
St. Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
A BARNSLEY LANCE - CORPORAL KILLED AFTER THIRD VISIT TO FRANCE.
Lance-Corporal Joseph P. Chambers K.O.Y.L.I. whose home was at 16 Westgate, Barnsley has fallen in action at the age of 37 years and he leaves a wife and three children. The deceased soldier enlisted in 1914 and had twice invalided home from France, the last time he returned being the latter end of July last. Before the war Lce-Cpl., Chambers worked for Mr. Wm. Shaw, botanical brewer, of this town.
From the Barnsley Chronicle with thanks to Barnsley Archives
CHAMBERS - In affectionate remembrance of Lce-Cpl Joseph Patrick K.O.Y.L.I., the beloved husband of Clara Chambers, who was killed in action October 20th 1917. aged 37 years.
From the Barnsley Chronicle 5th January 1918 with thanks to Barnsley Archives