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Charles John DADSON

Regimental number2778
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Mabel Collins, 10 Burnett Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Place of enlistmentDerby, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPreviously served as 921 Charles Eugen MACKRILL.
Date of death24 October 1966
SourcesNAA: B2455, DADSON Charles John

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