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Charles Ashley MINNS

Regimental number4591
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressPeoples Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Minns, 1 Dofforne Street, Upper Tooting London, England
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollKit Stores
FateDischarged 28 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 73 C A MINNS for first period of service.
Date of death10 December 1959
Age at death81
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MINNS Charles Ashley

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