Thursday, 6 April 2017

Joseph Patrick Chambers 1880 - 1917

Joseph Patrick Chambers Barnsley Chronicle 5th January 1918
with thanks to Barnsley Archives

Born: 1880

Military Service:
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

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


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