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Charles Robert WISE

Regimental number7569
Place of birthArdrossan, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter's assistant
AddressMile End, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V M A Wise, 41 Fisher Terrace, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Mounted Rifles (Volunteers); 5 years in the Scottish Rifles (Volunteers).
Enlistment date6 August 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Discharge date19 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 December 1917, and marched in same day to 2nd Training Bn, Sutton Veny.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Sutton Veny, 24 February 1918 (influenza); discharged to Training Bn, 26 February 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; taken on strength, 10th Bn, 10 April 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 7 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 28 January 1919.

Marched out to England for Non-Military Employment, 3 March 1919.

Granted leave with pay and subsistence, 7 April-7 July 1919: gas fitting at 46 London Road, Forest Hill, London. Second entry states: granted leave with pay and subsistence, 7 April-7 June 1919: sheep shearing, attending R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd, Duesley, Gloucestershire.

Commenced return to Austral;ia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 4 September 1919; admitted to 7th Australian General Hospital (gas poisoning); discharged, Adelaide, 19 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 April 1945

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