Rouen was the final resting place of over 8000 men who died of wounds during WW1 whilst in one of its many hospitals.

Today we pay our respects to Bourne Man Private Albert Chambers 4838 of the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), who died of wounds received on the Somme on 20th September 1916 age 26.

Albert was the son of John Thomas and Dinah Chambers of 11 Stanley street Bourne and was a resident of Cawthorpe.

Remembered on the Bourne Memorial, Buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

Rest in Peace