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Chaffe, P A

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Percy Arthur Chaffe

Lance-Corporal Corporal Percy Arthur Chaffe
2nd Battalion. Hampshire Regiment

1914-15 Star

Second son of Edward & Louisa Chaffe of 7 New St James Place, St Helier, Jersey

Killed in action, aged 19 years


NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 19 December 1916

Jerseyman Wounded and Missing. Mr & Mrs Chaffe of 7 New St James Place have received an official intimation that their second son, Acting Corporal Percy Chaffe of 2nd Hampshires, is reported wounded and missing following an engagement on 12 October last. Corporal Chaffe has been at the Front since the beginning of the war and was twice wounded at Gallipoli. We trust the family will soon receive news that will allay their anxiety.