William Beresford CHIBNALL

Poppy

CHIBNALL, William Beresford

Service Number: VX39948
Enlisted: 24 February 1941, Royal Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Beaufort, Victoria, Australia, 9 December 1912
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Trinity Grammar School and Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Prisoner of the Japanes, Ambon, 20 February 1942, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ambon Memorial
Memorials: Ambon Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Beaufort War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

24 Feb 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX39948, 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion, Royal Park, Victoria
2 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Australia's Northern Periphery
20 Feb 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX39948, 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

Help us honour William Beresford Chibnall's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography

Son of 1626 Cpl. Walter Henry Chibnall (/explore/people/130638) - Killed in Action at Pachendaele, Belgium, in WW1 on 12 Oct 1917 and Margaret Chibnall