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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Gunner John Herbert Chambers

1897
Born at Heathcote, VIC
16/9/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, aged 19y 6m
25/11/1915
Discharged from the AIF - irregular enlistment - no permission to enlist, member of the 8th AGA
22/1/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, aged 19y 10m
5/2/1916
Discharged from the AIF - irregular enlistment - no permission to enlist, member of the 8th AGA
1/1/1917
Enlisted in the AIF at Ballarat, aged 21
16/7/1917
Embarked at Sydney, aboard the HMAT A16 Port Melbourne, with the 58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcements
16/9/1917
Disembarked at Liverpool, England
11/11/1917
Transferred to the Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery as a Gunner
9/1/1918
Proceeding overseas to France
17/1/1918
Transferred to the 10th Field Artillery Brigade
7/5/1918
Transferred to the 7th Australian Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery (part of the 4th Australian Divisional Trench Mortar Brigade)
3/12/1918 - 7/1/1919
To Hospital sick - Influenza - France
7/1/1919
Return to England
25/3/1919 - 7/4/1919
AWOL - award forfeit 27 days pay
1/5/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the China
8/6/1919
Returned to Australia
13/7/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1958
Died at age 62

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