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Frank CHARLES

Regimental number855
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address189 West Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Charles, 189 West Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 February 1915; taken on strength 17 Battalion 14 April 1915.
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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