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Charles Roy MCAVINEY

Regimental number3000
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Jas. McAviney, 27 Lambert Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military service41st Infantry
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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