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Regimental number1632
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Chandler, View Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 March 1918
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death30.2
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 1), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen CHANDLER, 14 View Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of South Yarra, Victoria

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