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James Haxton Foster CHAMBERS

Regimental number34127
Place of birthFoster, Victoria
SchoolSt Andrew's College, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address'Birralee', Panton Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs V Chambers, 'Birralee', Panton Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3 Army FABde
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHervilly, near Peronne
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Barbara CHAMBERS; husband of V. CHAMBERS, Panton Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoiria. Native of Foster
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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