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John Arthur CHALMERS

Regimental number5562
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoach painter
AddressLanark Williamstown Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Robert Chalmers, Lanark Williamstown Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death26 October 1971
Place of burialAltona Cemetery

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