CHANCE Albert Harry
Regiment : 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Formerly Private, 2479 Worcestershire Regiment.
Service number : 200621
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of burns on 27th May 1919
Buried : Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Iraq, Grave X. A. 7.
Memorial : Elmley Lovett St Michael's Church WW1 War Memorial
Also appears on : Halesowen War Memorial.
Lower Hasbury, Halesowen
John Chance, head, age 41, widower, hay trusser born Sneads Green, Worcestershire
Daisy Chance, daughter, age 21, housekeeper, born Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
Albert Harry Chance, son, age 19, general labouer, iron forger, born Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
Alfred John Chance, son, age 16, labourer, steel works, born Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
Dennis Avery Chance, son, age 2, born Hasbury, Worcestershire
Medal Index Card:
Private Albert H. Chance, 2479, later 200621. Entered France on 31st March 1915. Awarded the British War Medal, the Victory Medal and the 1915 Star.
On the 24th June 1915 Private A. Chance, 2479, Worcestershire Regiment was operated on for an ‘old gunshot wound, right arm.’