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Charles Edward BUCKLEY

Regimental number812
Place of birthChesterfield, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address'Brockwell', Wright Street, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Buckley, 'Brockwell', Wright Street, Hurstville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1915
Place of death or woundingRussell's Top, Gallipoli
Date of death9 October 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialWalkers Ridge Cemetery (Special Memorial 5), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.J. and Marinda BUCKLEY. Native of Chesterfield, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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