Glenwylln (Glyn) CHRISP

CHRISP, Glenwylln

Service Number: 500
Enlisted: 12 July 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stawell, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Boot Salesman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais
Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 60
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moonee Ponds North Suburban Cycling Club Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 500, Depot Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 500, 29th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 500, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 500, 29th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Enlistment date 12 July 1915
Place of enlistment Melbourne, Victoria.

Next of kin-Father, Frank Sitwell Chrisp, Unley Grove, Ascot Vale, Victoria.

He was 25.

His mother was the late Elizabeth Chrisp

Age at embarkation-24.

Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915. Disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Originally buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend George Cranston, 20 July 1916.