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Charles SHIPWAY

Regimental number19357
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolBlacktown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
Address135 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Shipway, 135 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Field Company Army Engineers; Nil.
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Saddler)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 September 1917
Place of death or woundingDickebusch, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Rose SHIPWAY, 135 Jones Street, Ultimo, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousins: Three were killed in action, and one may have received a Military Medal.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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