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Charles Edward MARLOW

Regimental number2123
Place of birthMologa, Victoria
SchoolMologa State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMologa PO, Mologa, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Marlow, Mologa PO, Mologa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment, June 1915, on account of teeth)
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah MARLOW, Mologa, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [120] Lt Allan Thorp MARLOW, AB Reception Camp, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919; 2363 Pte Albert Wilfred MARLOW, 38th Bn, killed in action, 17 July 1917; 2748 Corporal George Tennyson MARLOW, 2nd Brigade Trench Mortar Battery, died of wounds, 21 September 1917; 119 Pte Percy Place MARLOW, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 25 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 December 1916; taken on strength, 38th Bn, in the field, 26 January 1917.

Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 17 February 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 18 February 1917; to Reinforcements Camp, 15 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 19 March 1917.

Promoted Temporary Corporal, 23 October 1917.

Promoted Corporal, 12 December 1917.

Appointed Lance Sergeant, 12 December 1917.

On leave to England, 8 January 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 24 January 1918.

Killed in action, 26 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARLOW Charles Edward

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