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Regimental number5063
Place of birthFinchley, London, Middlesex, England
SchoolCounty School, Middlesex, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Address394 Botany Road, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Chalkley, 8 Squires Lane, Finchley, London, England
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 February 1917
Place of death or wounding45th casualty clearing station
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Kate Chalkley, "Haslemere", Long Lane, Church End, Finchley, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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