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Charles Albert MONTRESSOR

Regimental number2853
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Montressor, 6 Yardley Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military servicePreviously rejected for military service on account of medical unfitness (crushed foot).
Enlistment date15 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 6 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 17 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 July 1917; taken on strength, 40th Bn, 3 August 1917.

Wounded in action , 4 October 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 7 January 1918.

Wounded in action (gas), 24 August 1918; rejoined unit, 19 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rio Pardo', 27 May 1919; disembarked, 21 July 1919; discharged, 6 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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