James CHALMERS

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CHALMERS, James

Service Number: 5
Enlisted: 30 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Koolunga, South Australia, 2 October 1874
Home Town: Temora, Temora Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Koolunga Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 29 June 1918, aged 43 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 5, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
25 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 5, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 5, 18th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James CHALMERS was on on 2nd October, 1874 in South Australia

His parents were David CHALMERS and Mary REID