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John Robert CHIVERS

Regimental number2147
Place of birthCowra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarra, Broula, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr Robert Charles Chivers, Yarra, Broula, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 400 WO2 Henry James CHIVERS, 1st Light Horse Regiment, died of disease, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 June 1970

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