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Charles Venable LAKE

Regimental number1759
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Lake, 283 Alma Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Discharge date23 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 4 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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