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Edwin George CHAVE

Regimental number1957
Place of birthTumut New South Wales
SchoolYarrangobilly Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarrangobilly via Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Richard Chave, Yarrangobilly via Tumut, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 17 March 1917
Place of death or woundingNear Dernancourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 44), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Maria CHAVE, Yarrangobilly, Tumut, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1961 Driver William Frederick CHAVE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 1635 Driver John Henry CHAVE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.

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