David Crockett Chambers was born in Alabama, the son of Richard Rudolph Chambers and Maude Sizemore
Died 27 July 1944, near St. Lo, France

Private First Class
134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 7 December 1947
Funeral services for Pvt. David C. Chambers, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Chambers of Valley Head,Ala., who was killed in action in France July 27, 1944, will be held at New Home Cemetery near Valley Head. Full military honors will be given by a Fort Payne American Legion group. Pvt. Chambers served approximately three years with an army unit and had been overseas some six weeks. He was assigned to an infantry company.
He is survived by his parents; three sisters, Mrs. Charlsie Skelf, Mrs. Sarah Smothers, Mrs. Gladys Souders, all of Chattanooga; five brothers, R.C. Chambers, Boaz, Ala.; Albert Chambers, Birmingham; John W. and Raymond Chambers, Chattanooga, and Benny Lee Chambers, Valley Head.


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 January 1923
  • Date of death: 27 July 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Home Baptist Church Cemetery, New Home, DeKalb County, Alabama
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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