Gordon Leslie CHANT

CHANT, Gordon Leslie

Service Number: 29
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Randwick, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 6 June 1885
Home Town: West Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 5 September 1916, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 29, Randwick, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 29, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 29, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 29, 2nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
1 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 2nd Infantry Battalion
4 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Battalion
16 Jan 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Battalion
16 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 2nd Infantry Battalion
5 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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