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James Artemas CHAMBERS

Regimental number311
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolHarlaxton, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressNorth Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Joseph Chambers, North Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceVolunteer in mounted Infantry, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley
Date of death16 July 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 43), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jose and Elizabeth CHAMBERS, North Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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