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John Peter CHALMERS

Regimental number5054
Place of birthPyalong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressToobarac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Mr. P. Chalmers, Tooborac, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Tooborac Roll of Honour, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5053 Pte Frank CHALMERS, 7th Bn, killed in action, 17 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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