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Charles COLWILL

Regimental number6737
Place of birthPlymouth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTyalgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Colwill, Swainstone Farm, Ivybridge Devon, England
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Work at Cerisy on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 11 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919

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