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Charles Alfred HEATHER

Regimental number850
Place of birthBournemouth, England
SchoolBournemouth School, Bournemouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Address34 Folly Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, MrsA M Heather, 34 Folly Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 July 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 28), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ada HEATHER, 415 High Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia. Native of Bournemouth, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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