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Charles KHAN

Regimental number2395
Place of birthCalculta India
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNoarlunga, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mre C Khan, Noarlunga, South Australia
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 20 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'As a Company Cook under all circumstances this man has proved himself a most willing, conscientious and able worker. he is responsible in no small degree for the general good health of all the men in his company. His work is always carried out efficiently and his cheerfulness and willingness even under adverse circumstances have made his services very valuable to the Battalion at all times.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 February 1936

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