William Chinnock

First Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Chinnock
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, September 8, 1895
Mother's Name: 
Sarah Jane (nee Stone)
Father's Name: 
George
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, September 25, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, August 24, 1982
Place of Death: 
Wollongong
Cause of Death: 
Age
Details: 

Private William Chinnock (Service no. 2535) embarked with 5th Reinforcements 37th Battalion on HMAT A24 Benalla on 9th November, 1916. He saw service on the Western Front. While in action he received a bullet wound to his ear.

He returned to Australia in July 1919.

On the 22nd September, 1934 he married Sarah Hennessy and they lived in the Illawarra until his death on 24th August, 1982, aged 87.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455; CHINNOCK W

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