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Regimental number958
SchoolMacArthur Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address606 Ligar Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Chambers, 606 Ligar Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 21 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.3
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special memorial A.23), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Ballarat New Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: John (1866-1937; bu. Ballarat New) and Elizabeth Emma CHAMBERS (1863-1944; bu. Ballarat New), 606 Ligar Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Newlyn, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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