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Charles Montague GOLDSMITH

Regimental number3259
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
SchoolState Schools, Zeehan and Tullah, Tasmania.
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Goldsmith, Round Hill, Burnie, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry; Served 3 and a half years in Cadets and 2 years in Citizen Military Forces, Waratah, Tasmania/
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly, France
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 57), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth GOLDSMITH, Round Hill, Burnie, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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