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Charles Stidiford HENNESSY

Regimental number6271
Place of birthLittlehampton, Sussex, England
SchoolXavier College, (Catholic) Mayfield, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor expert
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D Hennessy, Field Cottage, Rottingdean Sussex, England
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 18 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked as a Chauffeur before the start of the War. Was killed at Turks Dump, Flers.
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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