Rupert Robert CHAMLEY


CHAMLEY, Rupert Robert

Service Number: 1020
Enlisted: 10 May 1915, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Evandale, Tasmania, 1897
Home Town: Mole Creek, Meander Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Trainiing College, Hobart, Tasmania
Occupation: Student
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the hip, 16th Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 22 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 67
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1020, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1020, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1020, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of William Henry and Catherine Elizabeth Chamley of Mole Creek, Tasmania. Brother of Leighton Ormond Chamley who was killed in action on the 29 July 1918 while serving with the 3rd Pioneer Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Senior Cadets