We remember Percy Chamberlain

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Timeline

1872
sibling Ernest Chamberlain Source:8497702 18th June 1872
1873
sibling Clara Chamberlain Source:8497702 27th December 1873
1876
sibling Ada Annie Cresswell Chamberlin Source:8497713 20th March 1876
1880
sibling Harold Chamberlin Source:8497714 19th December 1880
1883
birth Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8495319 19th August 1883
1883
location 13 Oliver Terrace, Oliver Street, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address Source:8497166 19th August 1883
1886
sibling Blanche Fanny Chamberlin Source:8497714 29th October 1886
1891
location 23 Oliver Street, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address Source:8497713 1891
1901
employment Railway Carriage Smith United Kingdom Source:8497714 1901
1901
location 26 Derby Road, Draycott, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8497714 1901
1903
enlistment Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8497667 30th January 1903
1904
events Posted to Hong Kong Posted Hong Kong Source:8497702 5th March 1904 - 6th December 1904
1905
events In Confinement Room Prison and Crime For insubordinate language Source:8497763 4th August 1905 - 10th August 1905
1905
events In prison Prison and Crime United Kingdom Source:8497763 10th August 1905 - 5th October 1905
1906
events Transferred to Army Reserve Transferred to Army Reserve United Kingdom Source:8497763 31st January 1906
1907
marriage Mary Elizabeth Smith Source:8618360 9th November 1907
1911
employment Bricklayer's Labourer Source:8497761 1911
1911
location 49 Gladstone Terrace, Stapleford United Kingdom parents address Source:8497761 1911
1913
children Gladys Irene Chamberlain Source:8618360 6th December 1913
1914
service British Army Private 8634 Notts and Derby Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8497641 5th August 1914 - 31st March 1920
1914
internment pow Hameln Germany Source:8497763 20th October 1914 - 31st August 1918
1915
internment pow Hamelin Germany Source:8497637 6th February 1915
1918
internment pow Hamelin Germany Source:8497641 31st August 1918
1918
internment pow Switzerland Source:8497641 31st August 1918
1920
children Ivor Chamberlain Collins Source:8497703 10th January 1920
1920
discharge Source:8497696 31st March 1920
1920
location Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8497711 4th June 1920 - 2nd June 1929
1922
children James Chamberlain Source:8497706 5th September 1922
1922
employment Constructional Girder Erector United Kingdom Source:8497706 5th September 1922
1924
location 5 The Avenue, Gunthorpe, Notts United Kingdom their own address Source:8497638 18th March 1924
1924
employment Consulting Engineer Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:8497707 3rd September 1924
1924
children Ernest Chamberlain Source:8497634 3rd September 1924
1926
employment General Labourer Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:8497710 18th September 1926
1926
children John Chamberlain Source:8497710 18th September 1926
1929
employment General Labourer Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:8497711 2nd June 1929
1929
children Edmund Chamberlain Source:8497711 2nd June 1929
1931
location 3 Agnes Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8497634 1931 - 30th May 1948
1948
employment Formerly a Constructional Engineer United Kingdom Source:8497634 30th May 1948
1948
death Civilian war death Percy had a bronchial condition contracted due to his work in the salt mines as a POW in Germany. He received treatment at several Ministry of Pensions Hospitals in England. Grantham United Kingdom Source:8497634 30th May 1948
1948
awards Mons Star Other War Service Award Source:8498383 4th June 1948
service British Army Private 8634 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:764190
internment pow Germany Source:8618364
marriage Mary Josephine Collins Source:8497702
burial Grantham Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Grantham United Kingdom Source:8497173

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Percy
Initials P
Last Name Chamberlain
Source 764190
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13 Oliver Terrace, Oliver Street, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address known 19th August 1883
23 Oliver Street, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address known 1891
26 Derby Road, Draycott, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
3 Agnes Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire United Kingdom their own address 1931 - 30th May 1948
49 Gladstone Terrace, Stapleford United Kingdom parents address known 1911
5 The Avenue, Gunthorpe, Notts United Kingdom their own address known 18th March 1924
Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom their own address 4th June 1920 - 2nd June 1929
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8634 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Private
British Army 8634 Notts and Derby Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mons Star Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Chamberlain son 3rd September 1924
Ivor Chamberlain Collins son 10th January 1920
James Chamberlain son 5th September 1922
John Chamberlain son 18th September 1926
Edmund Chamberlain son 2nd June 1929
Gladys Irene Chamberlain daughter 6th December 1913
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Chamberlain mother
James Hall Chamberlain father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Chamberlain brother 18th June 1872
Clara Chamberlain sister 27th December 1873
Harold Chamberlin brother 19th December 1880
Blanche Fanny Chamberlin sister 29th October 1886
Ada Annie Cresswell Chamberlin sister 20th March 1876
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Josephine Collins wife
Mary Elizabeth Smith wife 9th November 1907
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1903-01-30 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1918-03-30 Roman Catholic

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