Cecil Herbert CHANDLER

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CHANDLER, Cecil Herbert

Service Number: 1722
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Rutherglen, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Rutherglen State School, Victoria
Occupation: Farrier
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Rutherglen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1722, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rutherglen, Vic.
20 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1722, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1722, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Registered birth name is Cecil Herbert Chandler registration number 36148

Son of Herbert John and Sarah McLoughlin (nee Brown) Chandler of Murphy Street, Rutherglen, Vic. Brother of Annie Lilian Chandler, Ruby Patience Chandler, Roy Chandler and Doris Ivy Chandler

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