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Born In Melbourne, Victoria and a Harnessmaker by trade, Henry James Chamier was 21 years and single when enlisted on the 12th of July 1915 in the Infantry Brigade Train 8, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Sergeant (Saddler), Number 7941. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on the 10th of November 1915. Admitted to No. 4 Auxixiliary Hospital with Measles on the 15th of December 1915 and discharged to duty States Chanter; on the 13th of January 1916 proceeding to Ismailia to re-join unit; transferred to 29th A.A.S.C. on the 3rd of March 1916; to be 1st of April 1916; to be Saddler Sergeant on the 1st of April 1916; taken on strength of the 29th Coy AASC. Embarked return to Australia per H.M.T.A. 'Beltana' on the 2nd of June 1919. Disembarked on the 19th of July 1919 with the termination of period of enlistment and discharged on the 10th of September 1919. War service: Egypt, France Tree No. 1480