|Sherwood Forsters (Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment)
||19th Reserve Battalion
|Machine Gun Corps||27716||124 Coy; 41st Battalion|
Medal Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War medals.
William Attested on 27 October 1915 aged 28, an unmarried collier, living at Lower Hartshay, Ripley. His height was 5ft 6in and he gave his next of kin as his father George Chambers 26 Alton Road, Bowinebrook, Birmingham.
10/11/15 Posted to Notts & Derbys Regt.
20/03/16 Transferred to Machine Gun Corps
16/06/16 To France with 124 Coy MGC
13/12/16 Appointed unpaid L/Corpl
03/10/17 Promoted to Corporal
16/07/18 Appointed L/Sgt
08/08/18 To hospital with gastritis
28/08/18 Promoted Sergeant
28/12/18 To UK for demob aboard Princess Victoria
1891: Chaddesden, Derby
1901: Lower Hartshay, Ripley
|Frank||Chambers||Head||61||Colliery weigh clerk||Ripley|
1911: Lower Hartshay, Ripley
|William||Chambers||grandson||23||Colliery labourer above ground||Fritchley|
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