Debt of Honour Register
In Memory of

JOHN GEORGE CHAMBERS

Gunner 947221
66 Medium Regt., Royal Artillery

who died on
Friday 31 January 1941 . Age 22 .

Son of Joseph Lawson Chambers and Jane Chambers
of Wallsend.

Cemetery:WALLSEND (HOLY CROSS) CEMETERYNorthumberland, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number:Sec. A. Cons. Grave 156.

Historical Information:During the two world wars, the United Kingdom became an island fortress used for training troops and launching land, sea and air operations around the globe. There are more than 170,000 Commonwealth war graves in the United Kingdom, many being those of servicemen and women killed on active service, or who later succumbed to wounds. Others died in training accidents, or because of sickness or disease. The graves, many of them privately owned and marked by private memorials, will be found in more than 12,000 cemeteries and churchyards. Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery contains five First World War burials. Second World War burials number 56, 18 of them forming a small war graves group in the northern part.

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