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Charles Edwin PICKERING

Regimental number1403
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMurray Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Pickering, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on 'Roll of Honor to Loco Employees Murray Bridge', Tailem Bend Railway Station, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date16 November 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 27 June 1915 (cardiac).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Beltana', 17 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 16 November 1915.

War service: 240 days

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

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