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James Reginald CHEGWIDDEN

Regimental number1686
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTraveller
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Chegwidden, 40 Dudley Parade, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 87 Sergeant Samuel Henry CHEGWIDDEN, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Date of death6 September 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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