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- Biography -
- Francis Chalmers -

Unknown person Name : Francis Chalmers

Son of Thomas William Chalmers (died 1916) and Mary Ann Chalmers (née Orchard), of Ryde.

Born 1888, Ryde.

Married 18 Jan 1916, Minnie Gertrude Bull, at St Michael's Church, Ryde.

  Census information :

1891 : Mary Chalmers, with three sons including Francis aged 2, are at 25 Weeks Road, Haylands, Ryde.

1901 : Thomas and Mary Chalmers, with two sons including Francis aged 12, are at 16 Alfred Street, Ryde. Thomas Chalmers is a Coke Merchant.

1911 : Mary Chalmers, with two sons including Francis aged 22, are at 21 Ryde View, St John's Wood Road, Ryde. Francis Chalmers is an Elementary School Teacher.
  Service Details :

2/Lt. Francis Chalmers, 3rd Bn. att. 1st Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment.

Casualty Details :

Died 25 Sep 1916, aged 27

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 02
Newport County Secondary School War Memorial
Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church War Memorial
Ryde St Michael's Church War Memorial
  Documents :


Saturday, January 29, 1916 Page 1

CHALMERS-BULL. - Jan.18, at St. Michael's and All Angels, Swanmore, Francis Chalmers, 2nd-Lieut. 3rd Batt. East Yorkshire Regiment, Hedon, to Minnie Gertrude Bull, of Haylands, Ryde.

  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 9 July 2013 (added to website)


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