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Charles William RANSOM

Regimental number3874
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
AddressKensington, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height6' 0.25"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian May Ransom, 32 Thornton Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1917
Discharge date11 July 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Adelaide, 21 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 November 1916.

Admitted to Isolation Hospital, Hurdcott, 12 December 1916; transferred to Military Hospital, Fovant, 19 January 1917 (tonsilitis); marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 March 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 5 June 1917; discharged (medically unfit: deformity, both feet: hammer toes), Adelaide, 11 July 1917.

War service: 344 days (of which 258 days were abroad)

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death19 December 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANSOM Charles William

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