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Charles Frank CHURCH

Regimental number4752
Place of birthDorking England
SchoolFlinders Street, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address234 Carrington Street, South Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinUncle, Mr J Cole, Dorking, England
Previous military serviceNaval
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death16
Age at death from cemetery records16
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 31), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Edmond and Dora Annie Edith CHURCH, 68 McLaren Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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