Born: 7th September 1870, Cratfield, Suffolk.
Baptised: 11th June 1871, at Cratfield, Suffolk.
Died: 29th November 1900; age: 30; Died of Disease, at Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Served 9 years & 41 days.
Residence: Willow Cottage, Fressingfield, Suffolk.
Occupation: a Bricklayer.
Enlistment Date: 20th October 1891.
Home: 20th October 1891 – 10th November 1899.
South Africa: 11th November 1899 – 29th November 1900.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 87024.
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 61st Battery, South Africa Field Force.
Clasps Awarded: Belfast, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Laing’s Nex & Relief of Ladysmith.
1871 Bell Green, Cratfield, Suffolk.
Edmund was 6 months old and living with his parents & siblings.
John Chandler, 35, a Bricklayer, born Fressingfield, Suffolk.
Mary Chandler (nee Church), 30, Kenton, Suffolk.
Geoffrey Chandler, 10, born Fressingfield.
Eliza Chandler, 9, born Fressingfield.
John Chandler, 7, born Fressingfield – died 1876, Fressingfield.
George Chandler, 5, born Fressingfield.
Anna Maria Chandler, 3, born Cratfield.
Martha Chandler, 1, born Cratfield – died 1879, Fressingfield.
1881 Bridge Street, Fressingfield, Suffolk.
Edmund was 10 years old and living with his parents, siblings & paternal uncle.
John, 45, a Bricklayer – employing 1 man.
William Chandler, 8, born Fressingfield.
Roberta Chandler, 3, born Fressingfield.
Harry Chandler, 1, born Fressingfield.
William Chandler, 42, a Master Wheelwright, born Fressingfield.
1891 Fressingfield, Suffolk.
Edmund was 20 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John, 55, a Bricklayer & Farmer – employer.
William, 18, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.
Lilian Chandler, 9, born Fressingfield.
Olive Marion Chandler, 6, born Fressingfield.