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William CHALMERS

Regimental number2370
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McGregor, Sambank Cottage, Kempsey, Aberdare, Scot
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row A, Grave No. 7) Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth CHALMERS; husband of Agnes CHALMERS, "Sinside", Invershin, Sutherland, Scotland. Native of Kemnay, Scotland

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