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Charles VANCE

Regimental number7062
Place of birthChiltern, Victoria
SchoolChiltern State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPorter
AddressChiltern Post Office, Chiltern,Vic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Vance, Chiltern Post Office, Chiltern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for three months in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Martin's Wood, near Proyart, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Isabella VANCE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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