|Place of birth||Rushden, Northamptonshire, England|
|School||Board School, Rushden, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||18|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Annie Ellen Cheney, 68 Neptune Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, John H. Cheney, 299 Burnley Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 48th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||46th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||21|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Puchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 73), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John (d. 9 June 1922) and Sarah CHENEY, 24 Fraser Street, Richmond, Victoria. Native of Rushden, England|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 5011 Pte Sidney William CHENEY, 50th Bn, killed in action, 9 June 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, 31 January 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to join 46th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 6 March 1916.
Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, 10 April 1916 (dental), and transferred to Dental Corps.
Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, 16 May 1916 (enteritis); transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 May 1916; discharged to rejoin unit, 26 May 1916 (colitis).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 9 August 1916 (gun shot wound, chest, penetrating thigh), admitted to 13th Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 44th Casualty clearing Station.
Died of wounds, 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 13 August 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CHENEY David Isaac|