Robert Francis CHAMBERS

CHAMBERS, Robert Francis

Service Number: 413
Enlisted: 9 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Peterborough, SA, 10 April 1895
Home Town: Edwardstown, Marion, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Edwardstown, South Australia, 4 September 1949, aged 54 years
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
Section: KO, Road: 16, Site No: 32
Memorials: Adelaide National Australia Bank WW1 Honour Board, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

9 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 413, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 413, 8th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 413, 8th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne

World War 2 Service

30 Nov 1939: Enlisted Keswick, SA

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Biography

"CHAMBERS.— On September 4, at his residence, 27 Hyman av., Edwardstown, Robert Francis Chambers late 8th M.G. Coy., 1st A.I.F., beloved husband of Bridget Veronica Chambers, and father of Mary Veronica. Aged 54 years. Requiescat in peace." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 05 Sep 1949 (nla.gov.au)

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