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Charles KALER

Regimental number277
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolCook Hill Superior Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other trainingWatchmaker and Jeweller
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMrs J Blackburn, Watt Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF13
Promotion date: 6 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 19), Tilloy-Les-Moffllaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily KALER
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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