|Place of birth||South Norwood, London SE, England|
|School||Summer Rd School, Peakham, London, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||37 Stanton Street, Packham, London, England|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, John Austin, 37 Stanton Street, Packham, London, England|
|Previous military service||Served in 4th Royal Irish Dragon Guards. Served 5 years in India and 5 years in South Africa.|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/17/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
Killed in Action
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||South East of Gaza in Palestine|
|Age at death||36|
|Place of burial||Beersheba War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave 63), Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Palestine
To be acting Corporal, 1 December 1915.
Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 23 February 1916 (varicose veins); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 23 February 1916; to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 28 February 1916; discharged to unit, 14 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 6 April 1916.
Attached to Military Police, 27 July 1916; taken on strength, Military Police Headquarters, Moascar, 27 July 1916.
Transferred to Anzac Provost Corps, Moascar, 21 November 1916; taken on strength, 21 November 1916.
Transferred to Heliopolis Detachment, 9 January 1917.
Reported to and attached for police duty with 2nd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, Sheil Zowait, 15 February 1917.
Killed in action, on bank of Wadi Ghazzeh, Shellal, Sinai Peninsula, 17 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AUSTIN Charles David|