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Victor Joshua CHILCOTT

Regimental number2823
Place of birthUlverstone, Tasmania
SchoolState School, North Molton, Tasmania
Other trainingNil
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorth Motton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joshua chilcott, North Motton, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Excellent services as stretcher-bearer at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 1 August 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularStretcher bearer - General Hospital, Le Treport, France.
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 12a), Le Preport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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