|Place of birth||London, England|
|Address||c/o Mrs Haynes, Farnley, Henry Street, Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Sempill, c/o American Exchange, 60 Haymarket, London|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 1|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Comissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 30 April 1915.
Transferred to Divisional Ammunition Column, Gallipoli, 14 July 1915.
Taken on strength, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 6 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 22 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 March 1916.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 25 August 1916; Corporal, 8 November 1916; Temporary Sergeant, 8 October 1917; Sergeant, 8 October 1917.
Detached to Reserve Army Artillery School, 5 May 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 19 May 1918.
Promoted Temporary Battery Sergeant Major, 20 May 1918.
Selected to attend Artillery Cadet School, 20 May 1918.
Joined No 2 Brigade Royal Artillery, Brighton, 15 July 1918, to qualify for a commission in the AIF.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on probation, 3 January 1919.
Proceeded overseas to France, and marched out to Base Depot, Havre, 12 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 8 October 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 18 November 1919; appointment terminated (discharged) (Termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 11 March 1920.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SEMPILL Charles Ignatius|