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Walter Charles CHANT

Regimental number6407
Place of birthSt Marys New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationPrinter
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Chant, Rhoda Ville, Second Avenue, Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4494 Gunner Joseph Edward CHANT, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action. 17 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1964

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