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Charles ANSON

Regimental number732
Place of birthMooroopna, Victoria
SchoolMooroopna State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, G J Anson, Mooroopna, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Maroopna Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: George (d. 10 May 1920, aged 87; bu. Maroopna) and Elizabeth ANSON, Maroopna, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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