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Sydney Rupert CHAMBERS

Regimental number2243
Place of birthCroydon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressEast Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Chambers, 59 Brighton Street, East Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 29 January 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Discharge date30 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1521 Pte Alfred Ernest CHAMBERS, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; Pte 1756 Gunner James CHAMBERS, 10th Army Service Corps, died of wounds, 1 July 1915; 1735 Pte William CHAMBERS, 6th Bn, killed in action, 2 June 1915.
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Commenced return to Australia, 7 February 1919; disembarked, 31 March 1919; discharged, 30 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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