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Charles GRIST

Regimental number3057
Place of birthSkipton Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSkipton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Grist, Skipton PO, Skipton, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsCousin: 5097 Pte John Robert GRIST, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 August 1957
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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