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Charles AITKEN

Regimental number528
Place of birthScalloway Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSeaman
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFriend, Arthur William Taylor, 49 Palmer Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 August 1926

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