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Walter Vernon CHASE

Regimental number378
Place of birthClarendon, South Australia
SchoolRosebank State School, South Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBayer Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Chase, Bayer Street, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 34), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rebecca CHASE, 34 Ebor Avenue, Mile End, South Australia. Native of Clarendon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsPercival L. Chase who died through illness

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