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James McDonald CHALMERS

Regimental number16181
Place of birthSt Albans Road, Geelong, Victoria
SchoolEast Geelong State School, Victoria
Other trainingFor the Methodist Ministry
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSaddler
AddressSouth Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Chalmers, 10 Foster Street, South Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBony, near St Quentin, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), Vend'huile, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lizzie CHALMERS, "Ronssey", 10 Foster Street, Geelong, Victoria

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