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Charles Alfred WATERSTON

Regimental number25419
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
SchoolLeederville State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address216 Colin Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C A Waterston, 216 Colin Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1917
Age at death19
Place of burialMaple Lef Cemetery (Row A, Grave No 10), Romarin Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: Charles Alfred and Martha Waterston, 2 Culma Street, Glenhuntly, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6837 Corporal Robert James WATERSTON MM, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919; Cousin: 3279 Pte Henry Charles WIDRAM, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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