Cornelius CHANDLER


CHANDLER, Cornelius

Service Number: 2303
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - shell wounds followed by shock, Gallipoli, 28 September 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 43 Rev. W.E. Dexter officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2303, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2303, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2303, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin was given as his sister Mary Ellen Martin of Shrap Street, Northcote, Victoria. Brother of James Benjamin  Chandler of Munro Street, Brunswick, Victoria

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