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Charles John BARNDEN

Regimental number1788
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFruit grower
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Clarice Barnden, 47 Lilac Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Quentin, France
Date of death29 September 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery, Vend'huile (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John H and Catherine BARNDEN, husband of Ida C. Ingham (formerly BARNDEN), Baillie Street, Horsham, Victoria. Native of Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7199 Pte John Leonard BARNDEN, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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