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Charles Stanley BINGLEY

Regimental number1626
Place of birthQueanbeyan, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, 'Euberta' via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressEnberta via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.10
Next of kinFather, Thomas Bingley, Amingula, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior Cadets School of Instruction.
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death2 November 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Queanbeyan Old Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Thomas and Victoria BINGLEY, 'Woodfield', Amungula, New South Wales. Photo: David Stevens
Family/military connectionsNephew: 5448 Pte John Reginald ROWLEY MM, 53rd Bn, died of wounds, 2 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria, 29 July 1916; disembarked Southampton via Marseille, 9 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 31 August 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, in the field, 23 September 1918.

Wounded in action, 31 October 1916 (gun shot wound, chest, penetrating); died of wounds, 35th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BINGLEY Charles Stanley

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