Private Harry Chettle
Private Harry Chettle

Army Number : 27763

Battalion : 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Nottingham and lived at Kimberley, Nottingham. Son of James and Elizabeth Chettle, of 47, Nottingham Road, Kimberley, Nottingham. He was a Railway Labourer prior to enlisting at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. He was killed in action, 1st July 1916, age 36, whilst serving in the line near Givenchy, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-LAvoue, France. Plot III, Row H, Grave 21.

His brother Private Claude Chettle, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Harry Chettle is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Kimberley War Memorial, Main Street, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire.
Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire.