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Charles William BOVEY

Regimental number5453
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressArmstrong Road, Cannon Hill, Cleveland Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Richard Bovey, Armstrong Road, Cannon Hill, Cleveland Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceCompulsory Military Training, Qld
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Date of death29 August 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Margaret BOVEY, Armstrong Road, Cannon Hills, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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