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Charles John FAUX

Regimental number2366
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolFootscray State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address7 Astin Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinC J Faux, 7 Astin Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (B10, Grave No. 226), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles John and Jane Ann FAUX

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