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Charles LEAR

Regimental number2299
Place of birthDunedin New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoot salesman
AddressNicholson Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen McKnight, Rutherford Street, Caversham, Dunedin, NZ
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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