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Charles Edward JOYCE

Regimental number36
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
AddressDwyer Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 6.25"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Joyce, Dwyer Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 1), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterreanen Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 29 August 1915.

Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis (date not recorded); transferred to Helouan Convalescent Hospital, 23 November 1915 (septic arm); discharged to Base Details for light duty, 23 November 1915; rejoined unit, Moascar, 9 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 57th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.

Transferred to 59th Bn, 3 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOYCE Charles Edward

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