GEORGE ANTHONY CHAMBERLAIN

 

 

Born: 1890, St. Mary at the Quay, Ipswich.

Died: 13th April 1915; age 25; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 7427; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914-1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference;

GG.4.40.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mary Eliza Dawson (formerly Chamberlain), of 7, St. Clement’s, Church Lane, Ipswich & the late Henry Walter Chamberlain.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   21, Tower Orwell, Ipswich.

 

George was 6 months old and living with his mother at the home of his maternal grandmother, aunt & uncles.

Esther Chamberlain (nee Cattermole), 48, a Machinist- Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Agnes Chamberlain, 25, a Machinist – Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Walter James Chamberlain, 16, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

Arthur John Chamberlain, 13, an Errand boy, born Ipswich.

Edgar Baker Chamberlain, 6, born Ipswich.

Mary Eliza Chamberlain, 24, a Machinist – Tailoress, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.

 

1901   5, Church Lane, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

George was 10 years old and living with his widowed mother, brother & step siblings.

Mary Smith, 30, a Laundress – at home.

Walter John Chamberlain, 6, born Ipswich.

Thomas Charles Smith, 4, born Ipswich.

Florence Smith, 2, born Ipswich.

3 boarders

1 visitor.

1911 Egypt

 

George was 20 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

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