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Charles Alexander MASTERS

Regimental number852
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia1
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressAllison Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs L F Masters, Allison Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. I), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Louisa MASTERS, 43 Allison Road, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia. Native of London
Family/military connectionsBrother to Maj Edgar Masters MC 101st Bly and father Capt C J Masters 6th AFA Bde.

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