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Regimental number20069
SchoolEden Forest Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurvey foreman
AddressEden Forest, Brayton P O, via Marulan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Chambers, Eden Forest, Brayton P O, via Marulan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 5 April 1918

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 13 April 1918

FateDied of wounds 19 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 10), Frane
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Frances CHAMBERS, Brayton, Marulan, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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