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Charles James HONWAY

Regimental number2786
Place of birthWalkerville, South Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressChurch Terrace, Walkerville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Honway, Church Terrace, Walkerville, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Catherine HONWAY, Church Terrace, Walkerville, South Australia. Native of South Australia

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