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Norman Allan CHALLIS

Regimental number16135
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolPetersham Boys School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPublic accountant clerk
Address'Wyangarie', Pile Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Myra Alice Challis, 'Wyangarie', Pile Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 December 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 12 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 1 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 42), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Myra, "Wyangarie", Pile Street Marrickville, New South Wales

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