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Colin Reginald CHEFFINS

Regimental number3605
Place of birthLittle Easton, Essex, England
SchoolKiama Public School and private tuition
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCarcoar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Peter James Cheffins, Carcoar, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Catherine CHEFFINS, Castle Hill, New South Wales. Born at Little Easton, Dunmow, Essex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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