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Charles PAUL

Regimental number3179
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Adolph Paul, Little Nymboida, East Dorrigo via Caramba, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLittle is known of his association with his unit by us at home. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death12 August 1916
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. I), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adolph adn Elizabeth PAUL, "River-View", Eastern Dorrigo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Tpr E Paul of 12 ALH Regt 5 years OAS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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