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Bute Alfred CHARTERS

Regimental number1154
Place of birthQueanbeyan New South Wales
SchoolRockdale College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressHilltop, Bingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Daniel Charters, Hilltop, Bingara, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death28
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 64), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Daniel and Caroline Charters, Hilltop, Barraba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1102 Corporal Ernest Allen CHARTERS, 9th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

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

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