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James CHANDLER

Regimental number1113
Date of birth8 December 1888
Place of birthCroydon, Queensland
SchoolState School, Croydon, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Chandler, North Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Conspicuous gallantry at Pozieres, 22-26 July 1916.
Recommendation date: 31 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other detailsWorked as a bank clerk
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: James Felsted CHANDLER
Date of death15 August 1975
Place of burialNorth Queensland Crematorium, Townsville

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