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Charles Percy WARRY

Regimental number1678
Place of birthBroadway, Somerset, England
SchoolBroadway School, Ilminster, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressShepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Ann Warry, Broadway, Ilminster, Somerset, England
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was killed so his comrades say with the same shell that killed Lieutenant Schloss (his Officer) the well-known Australian Footballer who is buried near him in Cemetery at Armentieres.
FateKilled in Action 4 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave 21), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George amd Eliza Ann WARRY.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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