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Thomas Leroy Chambers

In memory of:

Gunner Thomas Leroy Chambers

May 8, 1917

France

Military Service


Service Number:

91616

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 3, 1897
Hope Township, Durham County, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 18, 1915
Orillia, Ontario

Son of Eva C. Chambers of Peterborough, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 29.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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 369 of 958.
  • Cenotaph– Gunner Thomas Leroy Chambers is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Gunner Thomas Leroy Chambers is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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