Private Claude Chettle
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 1137

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Leicester and lived at Kimberley, Nottingham. Son of James and Elizabeth Chettle, of 47, Nottingham Road, Kimberley, Nottingham. He was a Butcher prior to enlisting, 18th May 1909. He went to France 10th September 1915, sustained gunshot wounds to his shoulder and chest, 10th August 1915 and died of wounds, 12th August 1915, aged 24, at No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station, Remy Siding, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 3. Row D. Grave 20A

His brother Private Harry Chettle, 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Private Claude Chettle grave
Private Claude Chettle is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Kimberley War Memorial, Main Street, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire.
Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire.