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Chenery, Alfred George (1889–?)

Alfred George Chenery, n.d. photographer unknown

Alfred George Chenery, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

ALFRED GEORGE CHENERY, the son of Mr. Alfred George and Mrs. Martha Burt Chenery, was born on 14th May, 1889, at Mansfield, Victoria.

He was educated under private tuition at Delatite Station, and entered the service of the Bank on 14th May, 1906, in Melbourne. He was transferred to Flinders Street West in 1909, and to Sunshine in 1910. In 1913 he went to Geelong as teller, and to Elmore on 9th April, 1914.

He enlisted on 16th July, 1915, and went away with the 59th Battalion. He was awarded the D.C.M. for distinguished conduct at Polygon Wood, near Ypres, in September, 1917, and was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant on 2nd July, 1918. Lieut. Chenery returned to Australia on H.M.T. “Leicestershire” in January, 1919.

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Alfred George Chenery, n.d. photographer unknown

Alfred George Chenery, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour