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Victor Leopold CHEGWIDDEN

Place of birthClarendon Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist's assistant
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs C A Chegwidden, 190 William Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/104/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Hospital Ship
FateDied of disease 6 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29.11
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row D, Grave No. 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Caroline CHEGWIDDEN, 15 Hopetown Street, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia

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