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Charles Bute MASSY

Regimental number402
Place of birthBowen, Queensland
SchoolBowen State School, Queensland
Other trainingQueensland Agricultural College, QLD
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount View, Bowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Eyre Massy, Mount View, Bowen, Queensland
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie MASSY (nee Hill Scott), Bowen, Queensland

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