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John Henry CHAVE

Regimental number1635
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarrangobilly via Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Richard Chave, Yarrangobilly via Tumut, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1635A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1961 Driver William Frederick CHAVE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 1957 Driver Edwin George CHAVE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, died of wounds, 17 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 July 1966
Age at death81
Place of burialTumut Cemetery, New South Wales

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