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Struan Bertram CHITTY

Regimental number2341
Place of birthBurnley, Victoria
SchoolBurnly State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address29 Khartoum Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Chitty, 29 Khartoum Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXI, Row G, Grave No. 12), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary CHITTY, 29 Khartoum Street, Burnely, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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