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Samuel Wallace Graham Chambers

In memory of:

Lieutenant Samuel Wallace Graham Chambers

July 6, 1915

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1886
Birtle, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Husband of E. Cecilia Chambers, of Chatau, Langham Colchester, England.

Commemorated on Page 8 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX. C. 57.

Location:

Armentieres is a town in the Department of the Nord, on the Belgian frontier, 14.5 kilometres north-west of Lille. From the town of Armentieres take the D945 to Estaires. CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted off this road just before Erquinghem-sur-la-Lys.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press July 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wallace Chambers
  • Group photo– Wallace and Cecelia Chambers wedding day, 1914.
  • Group Photo– Wallace Chambers and unidentified officer in Belgium (1915)
  • Post card– "At left, Lt W. Chambers of the Canadian Scottish (since killed)
  • Reverse of Post Card– This is the rear of photo to confirm Chambers.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 361 of 958.
  • Entrance to Cemetery
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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