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Charles Edward GOREY

Regimental number3299
Date of birth18 September 1878
Place of birthPannmallilloo Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPolice Station, Cobram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Mary Tennant, Police Station, Cobram, Victoria
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3533 Pte Daniel James GOREY, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 13 October 1918; 3397 Pte Edward Harold GOREY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919; 2864 Corporal William Evans GOREY, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; Cousins (1st): 228 Corporal Frank Daniel GOREY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916; 3799 Corporal Benjamin GOREY, 8th Mobile Veterinary Section, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathc. 1951

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