David George Gregory CHANDLER

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CHANDLER, David George Gregory

Service Number: 6781
Enlisted: 1 February 1917, 19th Reinforcements
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Williamstown, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1898
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action at the summit of Mont St Quentin, Mont St Quentin France, 1 September 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 40
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 19th Reinforcements
11 May 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, 23rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
4 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, 21st Infantry Battalion, Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, The Battle of Amiens
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, 21st Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6781, 21st Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

David George Gregory CHANDLER was born in Williamstown, Victoria in 1898

His parents were David CHANDLER & Emma NEWING

Two of his brothers also lost their lives in WW1 & another died soon after returning

1. Stephen Albert CHANDLER (SN 2905)  died 1916

2. Edward Charles CHANDLER (SN 3072) Killed in Action in 1918

3. Robert Goodwin CHANDLER (SN 168) returned to Australia in 1918 but died in 1921