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Robert Francis CHAMBERS

Regimental number413
Date of birth10 April 1895
Place of birthPetersburgh, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
Address2 Torrens Road, Ovingham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Chambers, 2 Torrens Road, Ovingham, South Australia
Previous military service79th Infantry
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 September 1949
Age at death54
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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