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Chas William BAUGHURST

Regimental number4664
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHagelthorn Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 2.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinWife, Charlotte Baughurst, GPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 20 March 1917, and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance; transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 21 March 1917; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen; returned to duty, 11 April 1917.

Wounded in action (2nd occasion), 2 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left arm), and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 4th General Hospital, Etaples, 4 September 1918; to England, 14 September 1918, and admitted same day to Colchester Military Hospital; discharged on furlough, 9 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 8 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 November 1940

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