Francis John CHASTON


CHASTON, Francis John

Service Numbers: SN 1812, 1812
Enlisted: 27 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Benayeo, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 22 January 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Apsley War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Frances War Memorial, Kowree Shire Honour Roll, Kybybolite Memorial Gates, Naracoorte War Memorial, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 2 Service

27 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1812, 43rd Infantry Battalion

World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1812, 43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1812, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
22 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1812, 36th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Son of Jonathon and Hannah Louisa Light