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Charles William PLUMPTON

Regimental number3299
Date of birth19 January 1897
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolUnley Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationPlumber
AddressPark Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Plumpton, Park Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Trench Mortar Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Plug St. Wood [i.e. Ploegsteert Wood

, 2 June 1916; invalided to 3rd Canadian General Hospital; recovered, rejoined unit. Wounded, 2nd occasion, Ypres, Belgium; invalided to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Southampton, England, 2 October 1917; recovered; was with unit at cessation of hostilities.

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