Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CHAMBERS
First Names
William Geoffrey
Nationality
British
Rank
Captain
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
08/11/17
Age
23
Date of Death
15/05/1918
Cemetery

 

Aircraft DH 9 serial C6177 was reported missing from a photo reconnaissance operation near Bertangles on 15/5/18 - probably shot down by enemy fighters.
The Pilot Cpt W.G. Chambers and Observer Lt R.J. Burky USAS were both killed.
Lt Burky is buried near Paris.





An image of William Chambers and sitting in a 'Martin Farman Shorthorn' at Shoreham

Captain Chambers had an earlier lucky escape when his engine fell off during an operation.

Photographed by Graham Glover


Photographed by Malcolm Brooke from the Arras Memorial



A further image of William Chambers in a Be2.

All images courtesy of Richard Chambers.