Service Number: 1182
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: West Bromich, Birmingham, England, 1890
Home Town: Leongatha, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Aston Grammar School; King Edward Foundation
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 11 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 1182, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, 1182, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
11 Jul 1915: Involvement Bombardier, 1182, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 22 years. Address at the time of enlisstment was 13 Manningtree Road, Hawthorn, Victoria

Son of Joseph George and Louisa Chillingsworth of Lanthone Lodge, PArk Avenue, Handsworth, Birmingham, England. Brother of Denis Chillingsworth who was killed in action on 18 August 1916 while serving with the 1st Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on the Villers-Bretoneux Memorial and Howard Chillingsworth who returned to Australia on 8 October 1918 having served with the 1st Field Artillery Brigade

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

Also served in the Territorials as a volunteer

Before coming to Australia he was employed as an insurance clerk

A very keen rugby palyer he played for the Aston Old Edwardians Rugby Team