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Charles Henry CLISBY

Regimental number2644
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKweda, Brookton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, W H Clisby, Gatshull Road, Kentish Town, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDischarged in England 3 February 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 'Killed in Action, 14 December 1915'.
Discharge date3 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Reported wounded and missing, France, 11 April 1917; subsequently confirmed as prisoner of war, Germany.

Repatriated, and arrived back in England, 14 December 1918.

Discharged in London, 3 February 1920.

War service: 4 years 231 days (of which 4 years 162 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLISBY Charles Henry

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