Captain Stewart Chambers

 

Captain Stewart Chambers (aged 29) of the Royal Army Educational Corps and the King’s Liverpool Regiment (near Aherla)

Date of incident: 15 Nov. 1920 (abducted, executed, and disappeared as intelligence operative by IRA)

Sources: II, 18, 25 Nov. 1920; CE, 16, 17, 18, 19 Nov. 1920; CWN, 27 Nov. 1920; IT, 22 Aug. 1921; Military Inquests, WO 35/151B/37 (TNA); British Forces Missing (Military Archives, A/0909); Michael O’Regan’s WS 1524, 5 (BMH); Michael Murphy’s WS 1547, 29 (BMH); Borgonovo (2006), 123, fn. 16; Borgonovo (2007), 20-25; ‘The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area’, Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 140; Sheehan (2011), 74-75; irishmedals.org (accessed on July 2014); Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/waterfall/chambers/chambers.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/waterfall/waterfall.html (accessed 1 Aug. 2014); Hollybrook Memorial, Southhampton.

 

Note: Chambers was one of three British officers to be abducted from a train at Waterfall on 15 November 1921 and to be executed as intelligence operatives by the IRA. 

 


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