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Charles OWEN

Regimental number3160
Place of birthManchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway Porter
Address14 Esher Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.5
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Thomas Owen, Moston, 14 Esher Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia, February 1913
FateDied of disease 17 March 1919
Place of death or woundingWarminster, England - died of illness
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 76, Row K, Grave No. 5), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Thomas Cemetery, Enfield, New South Wales. Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth OWEN, 'Moston', Esher Street, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, OWEN Charles

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