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Charles John MULLINS

Regimental number420
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressControl Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J E Mullins, 30 Carroll Street, Hotham Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 23 months in the Light Horse in South Africa.
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 August 1915
Discharge date5 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.

Wounded in action, Gaba Tepe, 22 June 1915 (buried by shell burst; concussed), and admitted to No 1 Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 23 june 1915; transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, Egypt, 5 July 1915; discharged to New Zealand & Australian Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 9 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Themistocles', 10 August 1915; ; discharged, Melbourne, 5 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 June 1940

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