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Charles Henry LAST

Regimental number731
Date of birth4 May 1886
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address119 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Henry J Last, 119 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3726 Private Malcolm John LAST, 46th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement; returned to Australia 25 September 1919; Brother-in-law: 2164 Private William George LAMPAN, 15th Battalion, killed in action Gallipoli Peninsula, 8 August 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death10 November 1968
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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