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Charles Ernest BOOTES

Regimental number510
Place of birthSunderland, County of Durham, England
SchoolValley Road Board School, Sunderland, Co Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoots
AddressLangham Villa, Portland, Port Adelaide
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bootes, Langham Villa, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death5 November 1916
Age at death22.6
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot XI< Row B, Grave no. 7), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Eleanor Jane BOOTES. Native of Sunderland, England

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