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Oscar Albert CHENOWETH

Regimental number2153
Place of birthSellicks Hill, South Australia
SchoolSellick's Hill Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationGardener
AddressKangarilla, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Augusta Mary Chenoweth, Kangarilla, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for several years (latterly as Captain), Willunga Rifle Club, Suth Australia.
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2153A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial C 18) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alma CHENOWETH; husband of Ann CHENOWETH, Avenue Road, Highgate, South Australia. Born at Sellick's Hill
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2602 Pte Edgar William CHENOWETH, 21st Bn, killed in action, 27 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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