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Charles Edward PAICE

Regimental number2006
Place of birthBurnley, Victoria
SchoolBurnley State School, Victoria
OccupationCabinet maker
Address97 Duke Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.75"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinMiss S Larsen, 97 Duke Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Boys Naval Cadets and Naval Forces, Williamstown, Victoria, as an Able Seaman.
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialJohnston's Jolly Memorial (Special Memorial No. 32), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth PAICE. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3981 Pte William Edward PAICE MM, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 3 July 1915; joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 10 July 1915.

Killed in action, 8-9 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin self-identified on Roll of Honour circular as 'intended wife'.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PAICE Charles Edward

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