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Charles Edward BARTSCH

Regimental number36
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
SchoolPort Augusta State School, South Australia
AddressPort Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Matilda Bartsch, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 September 1918
Age at death31.5
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Paul and Christenia Matilda BARTSCH, Port Augusta, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: 4 served in the AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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