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Roy William CHAMBERS

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSurgeon
AddressHeatherleigh, Campbell Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Chambers, Heatherleigh, Campbell Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

Unspecified


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12 (27 January 1916).
Recommendation date: May 1915

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Discharge date18 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (landed 25 April 1915), Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 15 November 1919; discharged, 18 January 1920.

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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