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Charles James DURHAM

Regimental number2810
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
SchoolCoburg State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alfred Durham, 35 O'Hea's Road, Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 8 December 1916

FateKilled in Action 13 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 13), Villers-Betonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred George and Maggie DURHAM, 35 O'Hea Street, Coburg, VIctoria
Family/military connectionsCousin of Pte R N Robinson DCM and Lance Cpl Stanley Klauer (killed in action) and Pte Wm Durham (killed in action).

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