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Regimental number60660
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper's assistant
AddressInglis Street, Ballan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G Chambers, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry
Enlistment date22 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3370 Gunner John Herbert CHAMBERS, 7th Medium Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.
Date of death22 May 1960

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