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Charles Edward WAILES

Regimental number2616
Place of birthWoolahra, New South Wales
SchoolFourth Street Public School, Woolahra, New South Wales
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address'Waiwera', Nichol Parade, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, James Wailes, 'Waiwera', Nichol Parade, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Age at death32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susannah WAILES
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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