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Charles Gustav Billing WOODS

Regimental number841
Place of birthJohannesburg, South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 7"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Woods, 4 Kings Terrace, Johannesburg, South Africa
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Brigade 8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Discharge date22 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 20 October 1915; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, gun shot wound, right lung), Melbourne, 22 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Charles Gustav Billing

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