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Phillip Henry CHAUNCY

Regimental number1736
Date of birth8 August 1886
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGanmain via Coolamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Chauncey, Ganmain via Coolamon, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Discharge date7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 842 Lance Corporal Oliver Curtis CHAUNCY, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1917; 5461 Pte Alfred John Maurice CHAUNCY, 20th Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action (1) 9 August 1915 (Gallipoli); (2) 24 July 1916 (Western Front).

Taken prisoner of war, 15 April 1917; repatriated to England, 19 December 1918.

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

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