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Charles Norman NATION

Regimental number1269
Place of birthMore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolUniversity College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Nation, Minehans Siding, Ayr Line via Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death12 July 1964

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