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Herbert John CHALLIS

Regimental number796
Place of birthRichmond, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoots
AddressKent Road, Keswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Challis, Kent Road, Keswick, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Date of death21 April 1946
Age at death47
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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