Richard Chester Chester-Master

Memorial: Almondsbury - Sunday's Hill

Regiment: Kings Royal Rifle Corps

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Lieutenant Colonel

Parents: Col. Thomas William and Georgina Emily Chester-Master

Marital status: Married

Home address: Querns Lane House, Cirencester

Date of birth: 1870

Place of birth: Cirencester

Date of death: 30/08/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Buried at Locre Hospice Cemetery (Ref. II. C. 8.), Belgium

Age: 47

Further information:

Richard served with the 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps and was Killed in Action on 30 August 1917 age 47.

Richard was married to Geraldine Chester-Master of Querns Lane House, Cirencester. He was Chief Constable of Gloucestershire and native of Cirencester.

Richard is buried at Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium and holder of the Distinguished Service Order And Bar.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Forces War Records, CWGC and