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Regimental number6708
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
AddressBathport, Brook Street, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMis M Smith, Church Street, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceRAFA
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 142 Charles McFARLANE for first period of service.
Date of death30 May 1948
SourcesNAA: B2455, McFARLANE Charles

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