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John William Wilkinson CHAMBERS

Regimental number1624
SchoolBarham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBarham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Henry Chambers, Barham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No.11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CHAMBERS, Barham, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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