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Charles PICKEN

Regimental number5431
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8.5"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMrs B. Picken, Splatt Street, Swan Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSwan Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on boardHT 'Cluny Castle', 23 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 23 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PICKEN Charles

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