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John Phillips CHITTENDEN

Regimental number5670
Place of birthOmeo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
OccupationMarket gardener
AddressCarrum Downs, via Frankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Chittenden, Carrum Downs via Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William and Amy CHITTENDEN, Carrum Downs, Victoria. Native of Omeo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 248 Pte Llewellyn WILLIAMS, 21st Bn. killed in action, 26 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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