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Charles Gordon FRENCH

Regimental number1914
Place of birthFraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolFraserburgh Public School, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoemaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William French, 35 Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 February 1919
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialFraserburgh (Kirkton) Cemetery (1910. 5. 616), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William FRENCH; husband of Jessie T. Murdoch FRENCH, 59 High Street, Fraserburgh

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