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Oliver Curtis CHAUNCY

Regimental number842
Place of birthCoolamon New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Robb, Queen Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Chauncy, Ganmain via Coolamon
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5461 Pte Alfred John Maurice CHAUNCY, 20th Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917; 1736 Corporal Phillip Henry CHAUNCY, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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