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Charles LEARY

Regimental number2046
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
SchoolBeaconsfield State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Leary, Crowther Street, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza LEARY, Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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