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Charles NORRIS

Regimental number1904
Place of birthBuenos Aires, Argentina
Place of birthBuenos Ayres, Argentine Republic
SchoolC.C. School (?)
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
Address166 Pulteney Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, W Norris, 9 Lynn Street, Cambora, Swansea, South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Bugler Boy in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, British Army.
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli; died at Weymouth, England.
FateDied as a result of accident 6 May 1916
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCockett (St. Peter) Churchyard (New ground 119), Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriet NORRIS, 9 Lynn Street, Cwmbwria, Swansea, Wales

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