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Jack Chanter BEARD

Regimental number11809
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolMalvern Road State School, South Yarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoat builder
Address3 Porter Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Beard, 3 Porter Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Chanter spelt Chantler
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death7 October 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 10), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter S. and Louisa BEARD, 3 Porter Street, Prahran, Victoria. Native of Hawthorn, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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