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Albert Edward CHADWICK

Regimental number281
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrician
AddressPunt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Georgina Chadwick, 41 Greville Street, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military service34th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollRoyal Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Family/military connectionsUncle: 1463 Pte Bert Lawrence PRATER, 13th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1915.
Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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