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James CHARTERS

Regimental number5313
Place of birthBootle, Liverpool, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressSea Lake, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Charters, Rosebank, Black Rock, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Warloy, France
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38.1
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily CHARTERS; husband of Emily Adelaide CHARTERS, Rosebank, Sea View Crescent, Black Rock, Melbourne. Native of Bootle, Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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