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Charley Robert BERGSTROM

Regimental number1882
SchoolGraham Street State School, Port Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Oscar Bergstrom, 60 Loch Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2040
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds at Rouen, France.
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 11), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frans Oscar and Katherine BERGSTROM, 60 Lock Street, Coburg, Victoria. Native of Port Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5978 Albert Victor BERGSTROM, 46th Battalion, returned to Australia; died 9 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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