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Glyn CHRISP

Regimental number500
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
SchoolState School, Ascot Vale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot salesman
AddressUnley Grove, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Chrisp, Unley Grove, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 60), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Elizabeth CHRISP
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend George Cranston, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHRISP Glyn

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