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Charles Raymond HAMMILL

Regimental number6275
Place of birthRoyal Terrace, Weymouth, England
SchoolAll Saints School, Bloxham, Bunbury, Oxon, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStewart Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Miss C Hammill, 44 Glebe Place, Chelsea, London, England
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was wounded at Bullecourt, France on the 8th May, 1917. On the 11th of the same month he was invalided to England where he remained until the 2nd November, 1917, when he returned to France and served until the time of his death". Details from Wife.
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingKargicourt, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denzil and Maude HAMMILL; husband of Mary HAMMILL, Laburnum Cottage, West Street, Chickerell, Weymouth, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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