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Charles Roy JEFFREYS

Regimental number2492
Place of birthMildura Victoria
SchoolBairnsdale State School, Victoria
Other trainingBairnsdale School of Mines
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressMain Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Jeffreys, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Supply Column
FateKilled accidentally 20 January 1917
Place of death or woundingBehencourt
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialContay British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and annie JEFFREYS, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria. Native of Mildura, Victoria. Death due Train Accident

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