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James Duncan Walter CHISHOLM

Date of birth5 March 1873
Place of birthForcett, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lavina Maud Chisholm, 2 Patrick Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion


Unit: 40th Battalion
Promotion date: 7 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan and Mary Ann CHISHOLM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16/11/193?
Age at death63
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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