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Alfred Ernest CHAMBERS

Regimental number1521
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationRailway employee
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Catherine Chambers, 59 Brighton Street, East Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1756 Gunner James CHAMBERS, 10th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, died of wounds, 1 July 1915; 2243 Driver Sydney Rupert CHAMBERS, 2nd Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919; 1735 Pte William CHAMBERS, 6th Bn, killed in action, 2 June 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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