Charles STOREY

Regimental number1642
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
SchoolLebrina State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLebrina, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Storey, Lebrina, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe tried to enlist 3 times before he was accepted. He was one of the guards of honour to the Gov General at the Hobart Cup 1915.
FateDied of disease 13 September 1915
Place of death or woundingDied 19th General Hospital, Alexandria.
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 193), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Mary Flora STORY, Lebrina, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 12th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 May 1915.

Sick, 5 September 1915 (gastro-enteritis); admitted to HS 'Salta', and transferred to No 19 General Hospital, Alexandria, 9 September 1915.

Died of enteric fever, No 19 General Hospital, Alexandria, 13 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOREY Charles