Alfred Chalmers

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 42166
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Worcestershire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 04.06.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Englebelmar Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.16.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Barry, Forfarshire
  • Address: 5 Glebe St, Dundee
  • Occupation: James Keillor & Sons, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Chalmers, 26 Lawrence St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    John Chalmers

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Malcolm Smith Chalmers, 35 Brook St, Monifieth

  • Children:

    Alfred, born 28.02.1912 & Agnes, born 05.01.1915

More about Alfred Chalmers

Alfred Chalmers   42166 Worcesters

Official information has been received that Private Alfred Chalmers, Worcesters, was killed in action on the 4th inst. He had been in France for two and a half years.  He served an apprenticeship as a pastry baker with Goodfellow & Steven, Broughty Ferry, and on enlistment was in the employment of Messrs James Keiller & Son, Dundee. His mother resides in Lawrence Street, Broughty Ferry, and his widow and two children in Dundee.

Dundee Courier 13th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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