|Place of birth||Upton, Gloucestershire, England|
|School||Church of England School, Gloucestershire, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||18|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||153 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Sister, Lilian Jane Powis, 153 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the National Reserve, England; 'left own free will'.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Niederzwehren Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 17), Cassel, Germany|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Margaret POWIS|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 23 June 1916.Reported prisoner of war, 25 July 1916 (gun shot wounds, left and right thighs, right leg and back).
Died of wounds, Nurnberg Lazaret, 22 August 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, POWIS Charles Edward|