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Charles Denbigh HUON

Regimental number904
Place of birthKew, Victoria
SchoolPrivate Tuition
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBangoona, Huon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs Huon, 84 St Georges Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)

Coolness and leadership while in charge of bombing team. (near Bullecourt 4 may 1917).
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDistrict descendant from French Bourbons and connected with Hume the Explorer.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XL, Row A, Grave No. I), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sabina HUON, 170 Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria. Native of Huon, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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