James Haxton Foster CHAMBERS


CHAMBERS, James Haxton Foster

Service Number: 34127
Enlisted: 1 November 1916, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Foster, Victoria, Australia, 26 August 1890
Home Town: Golden Square, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: St Andrew's College, Bendigo, Victoria
Occupation: Bank clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Hervilly, France, 18 September 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 17
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Long Gully St. Matthews Anglican Church
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 34127, Field Artillery Brigades, Melbourne, Vic.
11 May 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 34127, Field Artillery Brigades
11 May 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 34127, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
16 Aug 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , France
18 Sep 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 34127
18 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 34127, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Mont St Quentin / Peronne, SW to chest (penetrating). Evacuated to 20th CCS however died of wounds same day.

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