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Joh Eustace CHALMERS

Regimental number280
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesJohn Eustace
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDiamond setter
Address'Marathon', 20 Robe Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laurie M Chalmers, 'Marathon', 20 Robe Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistment1st Class Air Mechanic
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 RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33
Date: 1 April 1920

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