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Chester George MATHER

Regimental number1927
Place of birthNathalia, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Rd State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G Mather, 25 Gourlay Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialButes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave No. 19), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emily MATHER, 25 Gourlay Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Nathalia, Victoria

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