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Charles WISE

Regimental number6598
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTownsend Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinSo, Charles Wise, Roselea, South Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Infantry, North Melbourne.
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date21 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia (with wife) on board HT 'Shropshire', 2 December 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WISE Charles

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