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William Raymond CHATWIN

Regimental number3583
Place of birthWivenhoe, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Burnie, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
AddressLadbrook Street, Burnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Hannah Chatwin, Ladbrook Street, Burnie, Tasmania
Previous military serviceCadet
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

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Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 31 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.8
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 65), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Hannah CHATWIN, Ladbroke Street, Burnie, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1822 Driver Alton CHATWIN, 4th Division Train, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.

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