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Charles Winstanley ACKROYD

Regimental number2531
Date of birth1894
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolManchester Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionCongregational
OccupationPrivate secretary
AddressTemporary, Grand Central, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Raven Ackroyd, 'Chadswell', Chorltonville, Manchester, England
Previous military service86th Infantry; Served as 2nd Lieutenant 8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, England.
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Date of death14 October 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 22), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Raven and Emily Woffenden ACKROYD, Ardwick, Manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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