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Charles Robert PICKING

Regimental number719
Place of birthGoondiwindi, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 8.25"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Picking, Carcoran, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date26 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 27 August 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 26 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PICKING Charles Robert

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