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James Chester
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1880, England
Death: May 16, 1939
Carson Hill
Calaveras County
California, USA

Age 59 yrs. Dropped dead while hiking up Carson Hill Highway with a heavy backpack. Burial recorded 05/18/1939. Single.
(Newspaper death notice said native of Canada but per the list of Canadian soldiers serving in WW I, he was born in Manchester, England and he resided in Portland, OR in 1918. He served in the 29th Battalion, (Vancouver), CEF, also known as "Tobin's Tigers", which was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force which actively served on the Western Front during the First World War from 1915 until the signing of the Armistice on 11 November 1918.)

 
 
Inscription:
Lest We Forget
Pte James Chester
1880-1939
29th Battalion CEF
LPF of Canada


 
Burial:
Altaville Protestant Cemetery
Angels Camp
Calaveras County
California, USA
 
Created by: Goldrush
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75773076
James Chester
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James Chester
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Remembered on this Memorial Day 2015
- PJH / Angelbird
 Added: May. 25, 2015
Not forgotten.
- PJH / Angelbird
 Added: May. 25, 2014
Thinking of you this 2013 Memorial Weekend.
- PJH / Angelbird
 Added: May. 26, 2013
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