Charles Blake LOCARNINI

Regimental number1744
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressBriagolong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Locarnini, Briagolong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 20 February 1917
Place of death or wounding45th Casualty Clearing Station
Age at death19.8
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Florence LOCARNINI, 8 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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