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Charles Murray BLOOMFIELD

Regimental number3686
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
SchoolPrinces Hill State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address186 Bellair Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J T R Bloomfield, 186 Bellair Street, Kensington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Junior and Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death20 November 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row A, Grave No. 12A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas Rothwell and Catherine Julian BLOOMFIELD, 59 Loch Street, Coburg, Victoria. Native of Essendon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1075 Sergeant Walter James BLOOMFIELD, 8th Light Horse, killed in action at Romani, 9 August 1916.

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