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Charles James CARTWRIGHT

Regimental number2576
Place of birthMerewether New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Greta, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cartwright, East Greta, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 20)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth CARTWRIGHT, East Greta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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