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Walter Chesses

Born:
1894
Died:
22 Heshvan 5679 (28 October 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
CHE8129
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1894
Place of birth:
Birmingham, England

Death

Date of death:
22 Heshvan 5679 (28 October 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
France and Flanders
Cause of death:
Died of wounds
Burial place:
Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
58 Ashley Street, Birmingham
Marital home:
170 Hurst Street, Birmingham

Synagogues

Name:
Birmingham Hebrew Congregation
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Family

Spouse

Fanny Cohen (female)
Place of marriage:
Birmingham - 28/12/1913

Children

Harry Chesses (male)

Military Record

Military service:
British Army
Military record no.:
221673
Date enlisted/conscripted:
29 December 1916
Date discharged/death:
28 October 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Driver
Sustained injuries:
Gassed
Invalided out of service:
06 September 1918
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Engineers
Battalion/unit:
31st Division, Signal Company

Roll of Honour

W. CHESSES, 30 October 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Driver
Date of Death:
28/10/1918
Age:
24
Regiment / service:
31st Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers
Cemetery:
Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave reference:
IV. K. 10.
Additional information:

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Tailor

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