|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Stawell, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Jack Currie, Stawell, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 September 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 10 October 1916; transferred to Parkhouse Military hospital, 19 December 1916; discharged to duty, 26 February 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 138 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 April 1917; taken on strength, 24th Bn, in the field, 9 May 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 25 October 1917.
On leave to England, 11 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 27 February 1918.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 February 1918, and transferred same day to New Zealand Stationary Hospital (venereal disease: gonorrhoea); to Ambulance Train, 3 March 1918, and admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 6 March 1918; discharged to duty, 26 April 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 58 days. Rejoined Bn, in the field, 7 May 1918.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 19 June 1918.
By sworn declaration stated true name to be Charles McINNES, 19 June 1918.
Reverted to rank of Trooper at own request, 19 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 2 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, chest and leg), and admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 5th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 22, 15 September 1918, and admitted to 12th USA General Hospital, Rouen; transferred to United Kingdom, 13 October 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 14 October 1918 (gun shot wound, left thigh, amputated, and abdominal wounds: severe). Discharged to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 28 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 2 April 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CURRIE Charles|