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Charles Henry FORTESCUE

Regimental number288
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
OccupationWireless operator
AddressPeace Street, Glen Iris, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Fortescue, Peace Street, Glen Iris, Victoria
Previous military service47th Infantry
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916

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