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Joseph Roy Victor CHANT

Regimental number2826
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLoco fireman
AddressSmith Street, Southwark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.25"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Chant, Smith Street, Southwark, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date20 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Married Lilian Ellen DAVIS, spinster, aged 26, Baptist Church, Honor Oak, 15 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 3 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 August 1919.

discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Southwalk, South Australia.
Date of death5 August 1951 Motorcycle accident
Age at death58
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHANT Joseph Roy Victor

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