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Ernest James CHANDLER

Regimental number2049
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
SchoolState school, Townsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Chandler, Stanley Street, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Helen CHANDLER. Born at Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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