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Charles Ernest HOUSTON

Regimental number3620
Date of birth1880
Place of birthDublin, South Australia
AddressSussex Terrace, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kate Ella Houston, Sussex Terrace, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT '', 12 July 1918; discharged
Date of death13 November 1935
Age at death55
Place of burialMitcham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOUSTON Charles Ernest

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