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Benjamin Joseph CHANTRILL

Regimental number2578
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Occupationlronmonger
AddressDeane, Brighton Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susan Chantrill, Deane, Brighton Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Other details

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

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