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Archibald Frank CHISHOLM

Regimental number843
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressFloss Street, Herlestone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44.11
Height5' 10"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Col H J Chisholm, Floss Street, Herlestone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date18 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Sydney', 24 June 1916; discharged (medically unfit: age and debility), Sydney, 18 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll asArchibold.
Date of death5 June 1928
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 673), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHISHOLM Archibald Frank

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