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Charles Henry HYDE

Regimental number2093
Place of birthPort Stephens New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel employee
AddressToronto, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Hyde, Salt Ash PO, Salt Ash, Port Stephens, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date3 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 24 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, 11 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.

Wounded in action (first occasion), 8 March 1917 (gun shot wound, right cheek).

Wounded in action (second occasion), 19 March 1917 (multiple gun shot wounds, head and side). Transferred to England, 26 March 1917, and admitted to Tankerton Hospital, 26 March 1917. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 14 May 1917. Granted furlough, 21 May-5 June 1917, to report to Training Bn, Perham Downs. Proceeded overseas to France, 16 July 1917; rejoined unit, 21 August 1917.

Wounded in action (third occasion), 8 May 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg). transferred to England, 12 May 1918, and admitted to Central Military Hospital, Winchester. Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 28 June 1918; to No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 1 July 1918; to No. 1 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 15 September 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 17 November 1918; discharged, 3 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1980

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