Edward Charles CHANDLER


CHANDLER, Edward Charles

Service Number: 3072
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bottle Blower
Died: Killed in Action, Hazebrouck, France, 14 June 1918
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3072, Enlisted at Melbourne
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3072, 5th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3072, 5th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
25 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3072, Shell shock
8 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3072, Gunshot wound to the leg
24 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3072, Gunshot wound to the hand

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of David and Emma Chandler of 81 Princess Street, North Williamstown, Victoria; brother of David George Gregory Chandler who was killed in action on 1 September 1918 while serving with the 21st Battalion and Stephen Albert Chandler who died of wounds on 27th July 1916 while serving with the 8th Battalion

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