Roll of Honour Roy Hadwen-Chandler

Service number 1464
Also known as Roy Chandler
Rank Lance Corporal
Unit 16th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 18 June 1915
Place of Death Egypt
Cause of Death Illness (Enteric fever)
Age at Death 19
Place of Association Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Roy Hadwen-Chandler's name is located at panel 79 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Roy Hadwen-Chandler's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 14 May 2023 at 8:27pm
  • Thu 10 August 2023 at 2:20am
  • Wed 27 September 2023 at 12:42am
  • Fri 16 February 2024 at 2:45am
  • Sun 19 May 2024 at 9:21pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.