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Regimental number1464
Place of birthKew, Melbourne
SchoolState School, Kew, Victoria, Thomas Street, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Victoria Chandler, John Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Alexandria, Egypt
FateDied of disease 18 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death18 June 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M. No. 53), Egypt
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Alice CHANDLER, Perth, Western Australia. Cemetery details show surname as "HADWEN-CHANDLER"
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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