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Charles Joseph ASPREY

Regimental number321
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Mark's High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBotany Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Asprey, Clapham, Botany Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave 34), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Charles and A. ASPREY
Other details

War service: Western Front

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