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Charles Edward SHELTON

Regimental number2491
Place of birthWoodend Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWoodend, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Shelton, Woodend, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2491A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2492 Pte Frederick Gilbert SHELTON, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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