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Roland CHESSELL

Regimental number310
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewtown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick W Chessel, Newtown, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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