Alfred William Charles CHAMBERS

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CHAMBERS, Alfred William Charles

Service Number: 3270
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kew, Victoria, February 1884
Home Town: Kew, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Killed In Action, France, 28 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kew War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3270, Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3270, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3270, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Adelaide
28 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3270, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3270 Private Alfred William Charles Chambers, 11th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, of Kew, Vic. Pte Chambers enlisted on 28 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Nestor on 11 October 1915. He was killed in action on 28 July 1916 at Pozieres, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)