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Claude Harmon CHEGWEDDIN

Regimental number7149
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMerredin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Harmon Jugo Spearshot Chegweddin, Merredin, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMerredin, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name4th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 November 1915 - 4 Company 5th Reinforcement; taken on strength 1 Company 12 August 1916; mortally wounded 28 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row AA, Grave No 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3296 Pte St Clair CHEGWIDDEN, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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