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Charles James SHEA

Regimental number2690
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
SchoolCrystal Brook Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, CrystalBrook, South Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2690A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXIII, Row G, Grave No. 4), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Agnes SHEA, Crystal Brook South Australia
Family/military connections"Brother Killed" as provided by mother

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