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Charles George RIES

Regimental number3563
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressMacaulay Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, A Meacham, Macaulay Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3563A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the entrance gates to the grounds of St Patrick's Church, Albury, New South Wales. Parents: Henry and Mary RIES
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3027 Pte Raymond Henry RIES, 31st Bn, died of wounds, 2 June 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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