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Charles Timothy Herbert BINFIELD

Regimental number484
Place of birthDover, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Connington Road, Lewisham, London, S.E., England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Kate Binfield, 4 Connington Road, Lewisham, London, S.E., England
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 July 1915. Taken on strength, 31st Bn, 11 October 1915. Promoted Lance Corporal, 15 September 1916. Mortally wounded, 31 October 1916.
FateDied of wounds 1 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Charles Timothy
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death1 November 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 36), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs T.H. BINFIELD, Dover, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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