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Charles KEY

Regimental number503
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C 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
FateDied of disease 10 November 1918
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edwin and Sarah KEY; husband of Ada KEY, 12 Gooding Street, Pirietown, West Port Pirie, South Australia. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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