We remember Ernest John Chambers

We remember Ernest John Chambers

Timeline

Timeline

1866
sibling Christopher Chambers Source:8479820 1866
1869
birth Cambridge United Kingdom Source:8479824 28th October 1869
1881
dates Age 13 Source:8479820 3rd April 1881
1881
employment Errand Boy Shellingford United Kingdom Source:8479820 3rd April 1881
1881
location Shellingford United Kingdom parents address Source:8479820 3rd April 1881
1885
service British Army Royal Berkshire Source:8479824 1885 - 1900
1889
children William Edwin Chambers Source:8479824 9th November 1889
1889
marriage Ellen Ayers Source:8479823 1889
1891
children Ann Source:8479825 January 1891
1891
location Shellingford, Berks United Kingdom their own address Source:8479825 5th April 1891
1891
employment General Labourer, Farm Shellingford United Kingdom Source:8479825 5th April 1891
1892
children Alice Maud Chambers Source:8479824 20th May 1892
1895
children Ernest Chambers Source:8479826 1895
1903
children Ethel May Chambers Source:8479824 9th November 1903
1906
children Jessie Chambers Source:8479824 18th August 1906
1909
children Florence Edith Chambers Source:8479824 5th March 1909
1911
location Lechlade Road, Faringdon United Kingdom their own address Source:8479826 2nd April 1911
1915
location Gravel Walk, Faringdon United Kingdom their own address Source:8479824 23rd August 1915
1915
enlistment Whitehall, London United Kingdom Source:8479824 23rd August 1915
1915
dates Age 46 Source:8479824 23rd August 1915
1915
service British Army Pioneer 117446 Royal Engineers 6th Labour Battalion Source:8479824 23rd August 1915 - 5th March 1916
1916
events Court of Inquiry Military Discipline Radinghem France Source:8479824 6th March 1916
service British Army Pioneer 117446 Royal Engineers Source:765270
employment Labourer Source:8479824
marriage Ellen Source:8479824
1916
death Not War Related Drowned after falling in moat of Radinghem Chateaux Radinghem France Source:7185013 Source:8479827 5th March 1916
burial Radinghem Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7185013

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest John
Initials EJ
Last Name Chambers
Source 8479824
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Gravel Walk, Faringdon United Kingdom their own address known 23rd August 1915
Lechlade Road, Faringdon United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Shellingford, Berks United Kingdom their own address known 5th April 1891
Shellingford United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 117446 Royal Engineers Pioneer
British Army 117446 Royal Engineers 6th Labour Battalion Pioneer
British Army Royal Berkshire
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel May Chambers daughter 9th November 1903
Jessie Chambers daughter 18th August 1906
Florence Edith Chambers daughter 5th March 1909
William Edwin Chambers son 9th November 1889
Alice Maud Chambers daughter 20th May 1892
Ann daughter January 1891
Ernest Chambers son 1895
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann mother
William Chambers father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Christopher Chambers brother 1866
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen wife
Ellen Ayers wife 1889
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-08-23 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-08-23 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mark2441
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Mark2441
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Mark2441
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mark2441
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mark2441
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Mark2441

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Multimedia

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Ernests Headstone Mark2441
Radinghem Chateaux Mark2441
Radinghem Chateaux Mark2441
Medal Index Card Mark2441

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