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Charles Edward GRIMSHAW

Regimental number371
Place of birthBurke New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinJohn Grimshaw, Canowindra, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2818 Pte William Edward GRIMSHAW MM , 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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