Richard William Edward (Will) CHANDLER


CHANDLER, Richard William Edward

Service Number: 505
Enlisted: 4 August 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Nuna Creek, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Maclean, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Maclean Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Killed in action, France, 21 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Plot III, Row S, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 505, 15th Machine Gun Company
22 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 505, 15th Machine Gun Company, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Persic embarkation_ship_number: A34 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 505, 15th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
21 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 505, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918

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