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Charles Vincent CASEY

Regimental number29
Date of birth1887
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolGympie, Roman Catholic School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressFernberg Road, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Catherine Casey, Fernberg Road, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWounded at Flers, France
Age at death29
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery, France Plot 21, Row No. G, Grave No. 8
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant Leo G Casey, 15th Battalion. Lieutenant V Casey, 31st Battalion, Private Clifford Casey, 11th Machine Gun Company

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