Cyril Roy Chisholm

First Name: 
Cyril
Middle Name: 
Roy
Last Name: 
Chisholm
Mother's Name: 
Florence (nee Honey)
Father's Name: 
Angus Chisholm
Date Enlisted: 
Sunday, March 7, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
18th battalion
Company: 
C Company
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, August 22, 1915
Place of Death: 
Hill 60 Gallipoli
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Cyril Chisholm (Service No 845) was born in Kiama, NSW in February 1897 and attended Bowral State School. He was a single 21 year old labourer who had served in the Junior Cadets.

He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with C Company, 18th Battalion on 25th June 1915 and arrived on Gallipoli on 16th August 1915. While engaged in the fighting for Hill 60 he was killed by a Turkish bomb. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, CHISHOLM C R

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