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Charles Joseph McBRIDE

Regimental number962
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoach painter
Addressc/o Mrs Lewis, Stevens Buildings Windmill Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs M McBridge c/o Mrs Lewis, Stevens Buildings Windmill Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWhen his mother received news of his death, it was accompanied with a demand for payment of 5/- to cover the cost of the Army blanket in which he was buried (details from great-grand-daughter).
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1916
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 802 Pte Edward Walter LEWIS, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 November 1918.

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