Herbert Hercules CHARD

CHARD, Herbert Hercules

Service Number: 3602
Enlisted: 8 January 1917, Bondi, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Illness, Sydney, New South Wales, 19 February 1968
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 1 Service

8 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3602, 54th Infantry Battalion, Bondi, NSW
24 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3602, 54th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3602, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
15 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3602, 35th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Herbert Hercules CHARD was born as Gilbert Herbert in Melbourne, Victoria in 1887

His parents were Gilbert Henry Henderson CHARD & Susan COSS who married in Bathurst, NSW in 1865

He married Annie Josephine IRELAND in Sydney in 1908

He enlisted in Bondi, Sydney on 8th January, 1917 and embarked from Sydney on the HMAT Anchises with the 54th Infantry Battalion, 9th Reinforcements on the 24th January, 1917

He was wounded in France on 12th October, 1917 & 20th October, 1917 and returned to Australia on 15th February, 1918

Herbert died on 19th February, 1968, late of Dulwich Hill, Sydney and was cremated at Rookwood Crematorium