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Vivian Charles CORRY

Regimental number4400
Place of birthNathalia, Victoria
SchoolState School, Picola West, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address173 Mills Street, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Corry, 173 Mills Street, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susannah CORRY, Picola West, Victoria. Native of Picola District, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3068 Driver Archibald Arthur CORRY, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 1837 Pte James Joseph CORRY, 3rd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 26 July 1917; 4667 Pte Francis Henry CORRY, 29th Bn, killed in action, 12 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 September 1916; taken on strength, 22nd Bn, in the field, 5 October 1916.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 December 1916; promoted Temporary Corporal, 24 May 1917; Corporal, 20 July 1917; Sergeant, 17 November 1917.

Killed in action, 18 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORRY Vivian Charles

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