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Charles Frederick TISBURY

Regimental number1623
Place of birthClapton, London, England
AddressSt Monica, Kembla Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick Walter Tisbury, 6 Moyer's Road, Leyton, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialFromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1622 Pte Frederick Herbert TISBURY, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Taken on strength, A Company, 30th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Originally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TISBURY Charles Frederick

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