John Courtenay CHANTER DSO, MiD

CHANTER, John Courtenay

Service Number: 459
Enlisted: 1 December 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Rochester, Victoria, 17 February 1881
Home Town: Echuca, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales, 23 February 1962, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Echuca Boer War Memorial, Echuca War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents, Trooper, 459, New South Wales Citizen Bushmen

World War 1 Service

1 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Melbourne, Victoria
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
1 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Light Horse Regiment
15 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 4th Light Horse Regiment
26 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 4th Light Horse Regiment
2 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Major, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
12 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 4th Light Horse Regiment

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