1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Arthur Herbert Chance

Contributed by: Mary Hogg, on 2008-11-26

Arthur Chance
Rank
First Name Arthur Herbert
Surname Chance
Year of Birth 1889
Year of Death 1969
Regiment Royal Hampshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Fareham, Hampshire

Arthur Herbert's Story

We have a framed embroidery of the Hampshire Regiment badge, written on the back,

My grandfather Athur Chance was a builder and ran a small business, initially with his brother Walter, in Fareham after the war.

"For Kathleen Dorothy Chance (my mother) to be handed down.

Hand stitching by Daddy Athur Herbert Chance (private) made in Netley Hospital when wounded in left hand and left foot by gunshot on the Cambria (sic) front near Marcony (? Marcoing) while serving with the 2nd Hampshire Reg. in the year 1917 on the 29th November. AHC

On the picture, Arthur Chance, right, with his brother Walter.

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