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Charles Edward UNDERWOOD

Regimental number2509
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYanco, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Joseph Underwood, 12 Warburton Road, East Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 929 Lance Corporal Leo UNDERWOOD, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 27524 Driver James Augustine UNDERWOOD, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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