THOMAS CYRIL CHAMBERS 1897–1976
Son of Thomas Chambers, reservist
Born 7th May 1897 in Nottingham
Baptised 21st June 1897 St Matthias’ Church, Sneinton. Address given as 36 Windmill Lane.
Marriage 21st April 1923 to Beatrice K. Atkin, St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Daughter Joan born 1930 in Shardlow
Died 1976 in Shropshire
Age 3, living at 1 Primula Terrace, St Matthias, Nottingham with his father Thomas, an asylum attendant, and mother Alice Emma, a lace divider.
Age 13, living at the Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent with his father Thomas, an asylum attendant at the County Asylum, and mother Alice Emma.
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery
Service Number: 201414, previously Royal Field Artillery 99608
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 28.8.15
24.8.17: Listed as wounded on the War Office Daily List No.5346. Gunner 99608, Royal Horse Artillery at this date
Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory
Pension Record Card
Discharged 24th March 1919. He had received a gun shot wound to his right ankle and was awarded a 20% disability pension, 8 shillings (40p) per week, until 12th July 1921 when this was reduced to 6-14% for final 70 weeks, 7 shillings 6p (37p). Address on pension record 11 Asylum Cottages.
Marriage gives his occupation as machinist, father Asylum attendant. His wife’s father James Atkin was a baker from West Bridgford
From the 1939 Register
Address: Chellaston Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire
Employment: Steel worker
Air Raid Precautions warden
Household: living with wife Beatrice born 29.10.1895 and daughter Joan, at school
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and went to school in Radcliffe on Trent.