Charles Ernest NATT

Regimental number1197
Date of birth3 January 1894
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred George Natt, Edithburgh, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3203
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1918
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1198 Pte William George NATT, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 November 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right thigh); transferred by HS 'Gascon' to Alexandria, 3 May 1915; discharged from Shebin-el Kom. Hospital to Convalescent Camp, 30 July 1915; transferred from 1st Australian General Hospital, to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 10 August 1915. Admitted to A&NZ Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 3 September 1915; discharged for return to Australia, 16 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana' (date not recorded).

Medical Board recommended, 14 October 1915, his discharge as 'permanently unfit for Military Service'.

Discharged, 3 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as MATT. See 3203 Charles Ernest NATT for second embarkation.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NATT Charles Ernest