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Arthur Frank CHAMBERS

SchoolGlen Innes District School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressElbow Valley, Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMr. O. C. Chambers, Elbow Valley, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceWith New England Light Horse (NSW) 1906-1908. With Darling Downs Light Horse from 1908-1914
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches (Posthumous)


Recommendation date: 17 June 1917

FateDied of wounds 20 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGaze War Cemetery (Plot XX, Row D, Grave No. 15), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr O.C. and Ellen CHAMBERS. Born at Nhill, Victoria

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