|Place of birth||Kettering, Northampton, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Balingup, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs L Gamble, 213 Bath Road, Kettering, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||AIF Headquarters|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 9 February 1916; taken on strength of 1st Pioneer Bn, Serapeum, 17 March 1917.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.
Found guilty, 6 October 1916, of being absent without leave from 9:00 pm, 1 October to 4:00 pm, 2 October 1916: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 1 and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Admitted to Australian Corps Rest Station, 31 December 1916 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 16 January 1917; rejoined unit in the field, 17 January 1917.
Granted leave, 16 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 28 July 1917; detached to 1st ANZAC Corps School, 6 August 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 26 August 1917; on leave to United Kingdom, 9 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 26 January 1918; detached for duty with 1st Australian Division, 15 April 1918; on leave to United Kingdom, 17 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 6 December 1918; marched out to England for industrial employment, 8 March 1919; granted leave, with full pay, from 21 March to 21 September 1919, reason: painter.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Perth, 4 November 1919; discharged, 27 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GAMBLE Charles|