Chester, William Henry

BORN HULL 1892. ELDEST SON OF JOHN WOOD CHESTER (1865-1938) & HARRIET ANN BARKER (1864-1940), OF 79 FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD TWO YOUNGER BROTHERS AND TWO SISTER. HE WORKED FOR HIS FATHER, AS AN APPRENTICE JOINER, AS UNDERTAKERS.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 22514, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36276, 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF DYSENTRY, ON 03/04/1917, AGED 25. BURIED IN FRANCE AT ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, JOHN WOOD CHESTER.


First name:
WILLIAM HENRY
Military Number:
36276
Rank:
Private
Date Died
03/04/1917
Place died:
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
25
79 , FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK