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Charles Francis Albert NEEDHAM

Regimental number29989
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street School & St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressGeorge Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss E D Needham, George Street, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military service74th Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 20), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard John and Emma Plumb NEEDHAM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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