CHESTER Francis John
Regiment : 2nd/7th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : 202576
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 23rd August 1918
Buried : Aire Communal Cemetery, France, Grave IV. C. 7.
Birthplace : Smethwick, Staffordshire, enlisted Birmingham
Relatives : Husband of M. Chester, 30 Clarendon Rd., Uplands, Smethwick, Staffordshire
Memorial : Birmingham Goods District War Memorial now in Severn Valley Railway Museum
Francis Chester was baptised at Smethwick on 7th January 1886.
124 Mollier(?) St., Birmingham
Francis John Chester, head, aged 25, Porter Railway, born Smethwick, Staffordshire
Ellen Chester, wife, aged 24
Francis Edmund Chester, son, aged 2
Elizabeth Ellen Chester, daughter, aged 10 months
Francis Chester worked for the London and North Western Railway as a Number Taker at Curzon Street Station. Listed in the London and North Western Railwaymen Roll of Honour Book with the additional information: Private.