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Charles Gordon BEAUCHAMP

Regimental number8409
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier High School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPostman
AddressWyatt Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Beauchamp, Wyatt Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 26), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Charles and Jessie BEAUCHAMP, 6 Thomas Street, Croydon, Adelaide
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front

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