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Charles Albert HEALD

Regimental number350
Place of birthLeicester Street
Place of birthEngland
SchoolMrs Father School
Age on arrival in Australia41
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressBungwannah Park, via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs C.A. Heald, same address
Previous military serviceIn the Army all his life
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe served in the Imperial Army in the Royal Horse Artillery of Battery. He held the King and Queen Medals - Boer War.
FateDied as a result of accident 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, DRow D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Isabella HEALD; husband of Margaret HEALD, 1 George Street, East Brunswick, Victoria

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