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Charles Henry SNOWDEN

Regimental number3480
Place of birthYorkshire, London, England
SchoolCooktown State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMosman, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Blatchley, Logan Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3480A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 20), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Annie SNOWDEN. Native of Mossman, North Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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