CECIL GERVOISE CHANDLER

Cecil is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 20th July 1916; Age: 21; KiA.

Residence: Sprowston, Norfolk.

Enlistment Location: Norwich, Norfolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th July 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 13089.

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 1D.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   61, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.

 

Cecil was 6 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Sansam Chandler, 38, a Railway Clerk, born Goldsworth, Surrey.

Annie Frances Chandler (nee Hatcher), 39, born Leominster, Herefordshire.

Claude Cyril Chandler, 10, born Ipswich.

 

1911   56, Plumstead Road, Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk.

 

Cecil was 16 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Sansam, 48, a Railway Clerk – Goods Dept. Railway Company.

Annie, 49.

Irene Margaret Chandler, 9, born Ipswich.

 

Probate to Sansam Chandler – father, a railway clerk.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Sansam Chandler – father.

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