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Charles Leslie LONGBOTTOM

Regimental number5373
Place of birthBusselton Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNannup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C Longbottom, Darradup, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5372 Pte Edward Charles LONGBOTTOM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; Cousin: 5371 Lance Corporal Stephen Mervyn LONGBOTTOM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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