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Charles Alfred KEDGE

Regimental number38512
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGravel Hill State School, Bendigo, Victoria
Other trainingTeachers College, Carlton. University
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Address16 Linda Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Kedge, 16 Linda Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadet Corps, 1908 - Sergeant.
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Immediately prior to his death, his abilities and education were recognised by the Officer in Charge and he was chosen for the position of Instructor (Educational) of the Brigade, but unfortunately Death intervened." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingTincourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Elliott and Adelaide Catherine KEDGE, Canberra Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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