Thomas Walter Chambers

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Chambers, Private Thomas Walter no.2390.

56th Battalion 5th Reinforcements “Cluxton” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park.

Telephone attendant.

Born 1899, son of Cluxton James & Florence Adelaide Chambers.

Enlisted 13/3/1916, aged 18 [i.e. 17], Single.

Church of England. Next of kin, father, Cluxton James Chambers, “Cluxton” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park.

Embarked from Sydney 30/9/1916 per HMAT A60 Aeneas.

Serving in the 39th Infantry at the time of enlistment.

Returned to Australia 30/1/1918.

Married Constance Favell 1928.

Died 30/7/1964 aged 65.

Rookwood Cemetery Garden of Remembrance Wall 11 Panel E.

Monument, Euston Road, Hurlstone Park Roll of Honour, St Stephens Church, Hurlstone Park.

Australian War Memorial available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1930049/ [accessed 16/09/2016].


Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Every name is linked to an editable version of the individual’s biography copied from the Canterbury’s Boys book. These editable biographical files have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002