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Chester Leuvel SNOW

Regimental number513
Place of birthDunoon New South Wales
Other NamesChester Lemuel
AddressBangalow, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J G Snow, Bangalow, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918

Military Medal

'For the gallant manner in which he organized a party and dug a communication trench under heavy shell fire, and continued at his work after being wounded in the attack on POZIERES RIDGE on 4TH/5TH August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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