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Charles Edward DOODSON

Regimental number18857
Place of birthCrown Rd, Ultimo, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Address17 Milson Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs M K Doodson, 17 Milson Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 8 years in Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parenyts: Edward Alexis and Sarah DOODSON. Native of New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin Kenneth Falconer killed 19/5/1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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