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Henry Thomas BELLCHAMBERS

Regimental number1893
Place of birthBombala New South Wales
SchoolPipeclay Springs Public School, Bombala, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephonist
AddressBombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Bellchambers, Bombala, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death14 March 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 16), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Bombala Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Amos (d. 20 August 1923, aged 63, bu. Bombala Cemetery) and Charlotte BELLCHAMBERS (d. 4 July 1931, aged 67, bu. Bombala Cemetery)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2372 Lance Corporal Arthur Amos BELLCHAMBERS, 55th Bn, died of wounds, 1 September 1918; 3475 Pte Claude Leslie BELLCHAMBERS, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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