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Charles Scott LORIMER

Regimental number4451
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
SchoolColac Grammar School and Cororooke State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressColac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Lorimer, Holmdene, Colac, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was rejected twice before being finally accepted for service and left Sydney January 1916.
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Estella LORIMER, Colac, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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