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Regimental number2066
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
SchoolMooreville State School, Tasmania
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Herbert Chamley,Burnie, Tasmania
Previous military serviceCadets (CMT)
Enlistment date10 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 25),Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Ellen CHAMLEY, Mooreville, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCOUSINS: 399 CPL Leighton CHAMLEY, 3rd PIONEER BN; PTE Rupert CHAMLEY; PTE Ben MORRIS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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