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Edward James Clarence CHENEY

Regimental number798
Place of birthIslington, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressIslington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cheney, Islington, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 3 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateDied of disease 1 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CHENEY Edgar James NR
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 41), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary CHENEY, James Street, Prospect, South Australia

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