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Charles Henry Ffrench NOBBS

Regimental number161
Place of birthNorfolk Island New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, C.C.R. Nobbs, Norfolk Island
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateDischarged 16 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged from the AIF on being granted a Commission in the Royal Flying Corps with effect from 16 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOBBS Charles Henry Ffrench

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