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Charles Alfred BINT

Regimental number77
Place of birthBalham, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressCanley Street, Canley Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 7"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs E O Bint, Canley Street, Canley Vale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Essex and Suffolk Royal Garrison Artillery, Territorial Force; applied for discharge.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12, 27 January 1916.

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date14 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; disembarked Sydney, 20 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit: injury, left hip), 14 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BIRT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BINT Charles Alfred

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