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Charles Augustus CATES

Regimental number57313
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy man
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinSister, Elizabeth Annie Richardson, 'Allowera', Morton Street, Belmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Discharge date21 February 1921
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; arrived in Melbourne for Sydney, 20 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 February 1921.

SourcesNAA: B2455, CATES Charles Augustus

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