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Charles Leslie KONZA

Regimental number7022
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
SchoolPonto Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpicers Creek, via Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Konza, Spicers Creek, via Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 9 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEfford Cemetery (Church C. 4947), Plymouth, DevonshireEfford Church Cemetery (C 4947), Plymouth, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary KOZA, Geurie, New South Wales. Commemorated in Guerie Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Thomas (d. 1 November 1928, aged 76); Mary Ann Amelia Konza (d. 3 July 1915, aged 46).
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7021 Pte William Septimus KONZA, 3rd Bn, died of disease, 22 January 1917; Brother/Cousin (?): 6109 Pte Edward KONZA, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.

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