Lloyd CHALKER

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CHALKER, Lloyd

Service Number: VX36824
Enlisted: 6 July 1940, Shepparton, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Anti Tank aka Tank Attack Regiment
Born: Shepparton, Victoria, 21 March 1919
Home Town: Shepparton, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Japan, 13 June 1945, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
Labuan War Cemetery, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN VX36824, Shepparton, Victoria
16 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX36824
13 Jun 1945: Involvement Gunner, SN VX36824, 2nd/4th Anti Tank aka Tank Attack Regiment, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Lloyd Samuel CHALKER was born in 1919 in Shepparton, Victoria

His parents were Samuel CHALKER and Gladys Ann HOWELL

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IN MEMORIAM - Shepparton Advertiser

In loving memory of our dear son & grandson, VX36824, Gunner Lloyd Chalker who died of illness in POW camp, Japan , 13th June, 1945

"A precious one from us has gone - a voice we loved is still

A place is vacant in our hearts -which never can be filled"

Inserted by his loving Mother & Grandmother, Mrs. W. Howell, Mason St. Shepparton

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"God watched you as you suffered - he knew you had your share,

He glady closed your eyes, and took you in his care

Inserted by Auntie May, Uncle Tom, cousins Kath, Jack & Kevin Connors, East Brunswick.

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In loving memory of Gnr. Lloyd Chalker, died June 13, 1945

"Not a day do we forget you - in our hearts you are always near

God alone knows how we miss you - as it dawns the second sad year"

"Deep in my heart your memory is kept - I loved you too dearly to ever forget"

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