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John Henry CHAMBERLAIN

Regimental number4087
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMamborne Street, Werribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J H Chamberlain, Mamborne Street, Werribee, Victoria
Previous military service9 months Senior cadets
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20.12.15, taken on strength of 24 Btn 19.9.16, wounded 3.5.17 (Bullecourt), appointed LCpl 17.10.17
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 50), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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