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Charles A ALSOPE

Regimental number67
Date of birth3 September 1874
Place of birthSouth Melnourne, Victoria
Other NamesArthur Charles
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address12 Mason Avenue, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinElizabeth M Alsope, 21 Mason Avenue, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF23HQ
FateDied of wounds 29 October 1915
Date of death29 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose ALSOPE; husband of Elizabeth ALSOPE, 13 Mason Avenue, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Was on board the HMT 'Southland' when it was torpedoed. He was killed by the explosion of a hand bomb.

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