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Charles Willoughby WESTON

Regimental number3138
Place of birthPorepunkah, Victoria
SchoolPorepunkah State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressBright, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura Theresa Weston, Alpine Cottage, Wandiligong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Mobile Veterinary Section
FateDied of disease 28 October 1918
Age at death38
Place of burialBeirut War Cemetery (Grave 133), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susanah WESTON
Family/military connectionsBrother: Ernest Weston, killed in Palestine, 5th December 1917.

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