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Eric CHENEY

Regimental number1308
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
SchoolBathurst High School, Bathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBarry, via Blayney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Alfred Cheney, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmman, Palestine
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane CHENEY, Barry, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Jordan

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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