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Charles Sterrs PERRY

Regimental number787
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPO Stockinbingal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 7"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinSister, Jessie Perry, as above
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 December 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date31 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: fractured skull - accidental), Sydney, 31 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 March 1952
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PERRY Charles Sterrs

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