Arthur Henry CHENOWETH


CHENOWETH, Arthur Henry

Service Number: 2832
Enlisted: 14 June 1915, Enlisted at Keswick SA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wasleys, South Australia, Australia, 6 January 1894
Home Town: Willaston, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Wasleys School, Wasleys, South Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Pozieres, Somme Sector, France, 13 August 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 75, Puchevillers British Cemetery, Puchevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Freeling Boer War, Boxer Rebellion and WW1 Memorial Panel, Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor, Mallala Reeves Plains State School Old Scholars Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2832, Enlisted at Keswick SA
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2832, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
21 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2832, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred fro the 10th Battalion
1 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 50th Infantry Battalion, Promoted at Tel-el-Kebir
13 Aug 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2832, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
13 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2832, 50th Infantry Battalion, Fractured neck and skull

Arthur Henry Chenoweth

Wasleys SA
Jan 3 1894

Cause: Died of wounds.
WWI France - Battle at Mouquet Farm between 13 and 15 August.
Aug 13 1916

Puchevillers British Cemetery, Departement de la Somme - Picardie, France

Final rank: Lance Corporal

Service number:2832 - First World War, 1914-1918

Unit: 50th Australian Infantry Battalion

In foyer of the Gawler Council, Murray Street, Gawler, South Australia

South Australian war Memorial, Nth Terrace, Adelaide, - Lower Ground.
Railway Terrace, Mallala, South Australia, Australia

World War 1 Service
21 Sep 1915: Private, 10th Infantry Battalion
21 Sep 1915: Embarked HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
13 Aug 1916: Lance Corporal, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles and Elizabeth Ann (nee Nottle) Chenoweth of Gawler; brother of Grace Benetta Chenoweth, Elizabeth Ann Chenoweth, Charles Edwin Chenoweth, Jane Chenoweth, Richard Lewis Chenoweth, Godfrey Chenoweth, Sidney Wilfred Chenoweth, Alwin George Chenoweth and  Dorothy Gwendoline Pearl Chenoweth

15 June 1920 - Base Reocrds wrote a letter to his mother stating that she was registered as Arthur's next of kin a dn asking if there was any nearer blood relative i.e. his father and if he was alive

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