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Hilton John CHESHAM

Regimental number2342
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressElizabeth Street, Camden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Chesham, Elizabeth Street, Camden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted August 1915.
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingNear Corbie, France
Age at death27
Family/military connectionsBrother: Cpt Bert Chseham, returned August 1919 after four years service

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