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
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 militaryimages.net