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Charles Frederick POWELL

Regimental number1212
Place of birthTweed Heads New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStore assistant
AddressTweed Heads, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Powell, Tweed Heads, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1211 Pte Claude POWELL, 11th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 1 May 1918; 1197 Pte Ernest POWELL, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 25 July 1918; Cousins: 1603 Pte David Price RANKIN MM, 30th Bn, killed in action, 28 August 1918; 1943 Lance Corporal Stanley James THORBURN, 4th Pioneer Bn, died of disease, 16 March 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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