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Charles Wesley LANCASTER

Regimental number68827
Place of birthLancaster, Victoria
SchoolLancaster State School and Wesley College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLancaster via Kyabram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, S Lancaster, Lancaster PO, Lancaster via Kyabram, Victoria
Previous military service2nd Battalion 57th Infantry
Enlistment date10 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia. He was much respected and loved by the Officers and Men of his company.
FateDied of disease 17 December 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWoodman's Point (Quarantine) (Portion Church of England, Grave No. 3), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Annie LANCASTER. Native of Lancaster, Kyabram, Victoria
Family/military connectionsB E Lancaster (cousin).

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