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Albert William CHIVERS

Regimental number1295
Date of birth21 May 1892
Place of birthBournemouth, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressPeople's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Chivers, 20 Henville Road, Bournemouth, England
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other detailsAfter the war worked as a bootmaker at Byrne Bros., Sydney. Spent much of his life in and out of hospital suffering the affects of being gassed during his active service.
Date of death5 July 1949
Age at death57
Place of burialMethodist Cemetery, Rookwood, Sydney, New South Wales

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