top of page

Gunner 1182

6th Battery Field Artillery

West Bromich

Mr. J G Chillingsworth at a dairy in Five Dock Sydney

Mt Eccles 17/8/1914

Age 24, 5' 5", 11 stone, blue eyes and light brown hair

Church of England


He was killed in action at Cape Helles Gallipoli on 11/7/1915

He was buried at Gully Beach Cape Helles but has no known grave he is on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli

He lived and worked the Mt Eccles area

17/8/1914 He enlisted in Mt Eccles
He had been in a territorial artillery brigade in England
20/10/14 Embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Shropshire
11/7/15 He was killed in action at Cape Helles
12/7/15 He was buried in Gully Beach Cape Helles, the markers were removed
Leonard is on the Lone Pine memorial, as he has no known grave.
The Chillingsworth Family

Leonard Chillingsworth had two brothers in the AIF and all three went to Gallipoli in the first contingent. Dennis was killed in action in France and Howard went through the whole campaign and was decorated for gallantry in the field. Dennis is listed as being from Leongatha. Three other brothers served in the English forces and one was killed in action. He was Ernest who was in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and was killed on 17/8/17 and is buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery.

Therefore three sons out of six died as a result of this war.



Place of Birth:

Next of Kin:

Date & Place of Enlistment:

Physical Details on Enlistment:



Date & Place of Death:

Location of Grave or Memorial:

Relationship to Woorayl Shire:

Military & Other History:


bottom of page