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Regimental number6488
Place of birthCoward Springs, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel keeper
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M C Dodd, Canning Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2155 Lance Corporal Magnus George CHEYNE, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917; 1580 Pte Alfred Lawrence CHEYNE, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 14 March 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death3 July 1984

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