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Charles Samuel KNOWLES

Regimental number5130
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTinsmith
Address5 Hanover Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinG. Knowles, 5 Hanover Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 6) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen KNOWLES, 4 Moorehead Street, Waterloo, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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