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Henry Richard CHARLES

Regimental number4393
Place of birthWoodstock, Victoria
SchoolState schools, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Charles, Upper Preston via Donnybrook, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers Bretonneaux
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No. 3), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CHARLES, Lowden, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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