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Charles BASKETT

Regimental number2182
Place of birthIpswich England
ReligionNo religion
OccupationFarmer
AddressWillow Tree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Elizabeth Baskett, Victoria Street, Cambridge, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date20 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements Camel Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Karmala on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Australian Light Horse
FateDied of disease 13 October 1918
Date of death13 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 4), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nathaniel and Agnes Elizabeth BASKETT, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand. Born at Wetheringsett, Suffolk, England

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