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Charles Henri CONDELL

Regimental number1891
Place of birthMonaghan, County Monaghan, Ireland
Place of birthDrummatta, Monaghan, Ireland
SchoolPublic School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCanowindra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Condell, Canowindra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil; Served in British Navy 5 years.
Enlistment date3 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingCow Trench, Bapaume
Date of death2 December 1916
Age at death25
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah CONDELL. Native of Monaghan, Ireland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt T. M. Condell, 4th Division.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Barambah', 23 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1916. Proceeded to France from 14th Trainng Bn, 14 October 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 16 October 1916; moved into field, 30 October 1916; taken on strength of 56th Bn, 2 November 1916.

Killed in action, 2 December 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONDELL Charles Henri

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