Vernon Walter CHATLAND

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CHATLAND, Vernon Walter

Service Number: 18314
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: St Panras, London, England, 1903
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Indian Ocean, 4 March 1942
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 73. Column 2.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 18314

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was a Petty Officer Stoker, aged 38 and the son of Walter and Flora Chatland [nee Macdonald]; husband of Kathleen Bridget Chatland, of Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia.

He is remembered on the grave of his parents at Chingford Mount Cemetery, London E.4

HMAS Yarra (U77), named for the Yarra River, was a Grimsby-class sloop of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) that served during World War II.

 

https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/yarra/loss

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