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Charles Sidney GLASSBOROW

Regimental number309
Place of birthLeyton, London, England
SchoolDulwich College, Dulwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressShackleton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charles Arthur Glassborow, 83 Huron Road, Upper Tooting, London, SW, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted, 24 March 1916; taken on strength, 44th Bn, 20 April 1916; taken on strength, 11th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 23 August 1916; promoted Corporal, 20 February 1917.
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 38), Armentieres, FRance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and F.E. GLASSBOROW, 83 Huron Road, Balham, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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