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David Lee CHAMBERS

Regimental number231
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
SchoolRushworth State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRushworth PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs S.A. Arthur, Rushworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 15th Australian Light Horse Regiment; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date12 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 12 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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