Edward CHIDLEY

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CHIDLEY, Edward

Service Numbers: 1519, 1533
Enlisted: 25 November 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Culsdine, Broadway, Worestershire, England, 1878
Home Town: Springfield, Gosford Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Cheltenham High School
Occupation: Company Secretary
Died: Died of wounds, At sea on board HS Aquatinia, 20 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

25 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1533, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1533, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
20 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, In the field
6 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, In the field
20 Sep 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 1519, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of James and Sarah Chidley of 9 Brandon Terrace, Cheltenham, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal