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Charles MARAIS

Regimental number134
True NameD'ARCY, Bernard Claude
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAmalgamator
AddressDasserburg, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Marais, Dasserburg, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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