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Regimental number4
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolWarwick Technical College, Queensland
AddressElbow Valley via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Chambers, Elbow Valley via Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in Citizen Military Forces, QLD
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oliver and Ellen CHAMBERS, Belmont, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5 Corporal Leslie Norman Alec CHAMBERS, ............
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 July 1917
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHAMBERS Stuart

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